Riza gave up his assets to start anew, says Najib

Modified 22 May 2020, 7:38 am

Ex-premier Najib Abdul Razak would have preferred his stepson Riza Aziz to clear his name in court but understands why the latter settled for a plea bargain deal with the Attorney-General’s Chamber (AGC).

Najib said movie producer Riza had already lost five years of his life to the ordeal and that if the court case were to go on, it might take another four years, so the movie producer decided to “hand over all his assets” so he could start his life anew....

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