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First Prime Minister To Be Imprisoned – Najib Razak To Be Arrested & Charged, As Soon As This Week



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May 16 2018
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Former Prime Minister Najib Razak is toast; in case there’s anyone out there who still think he can rise again. In fact, his situation is worse than initially thought. Newly sworn in 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia – Mahathir Mohamad – is not only going to roast him, but will publicly humiliate him to send a message to potential enemies trying to conspire to bring him down before his time is up.

 

The 93-year-old Mahathir, the world’s oldest prime minister, said he plans to remain in power for one of two years. Interestingly, Daim Zainuddin, one of 5 members of Mahathir’s “council of the elders”, has fired a warning shot at Anwar Ibrahim – don’t foolishly try to become prime minister immediately after his released, scheduled today. We’ll reserve this topic for another article for another day.

 

Since he took office 6 days ago, Mahathir has done so many things that it’s hard to keep up with the latest development. Between GST (goods service tax) and 1MDB (1Malaysia Development Berhad), two primary issues which contributed directly to the downfall of Mr. Najib, the new prime minister’s priority is clearly 1MDB scandal.

Mahathir Mohamad - World’s Oldest PM - 1981 to 2003 and 2018 to Current

Since morning yesterday, people who were summoned to Perdana Leadership Foundation (Mahathir’s office post-retirement) have raised eyebrows as it included judiciary top guns such as Chief Justice Raus Sharif, Court of Appeal president Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin, former Attorney-General Abdul Gani Pattail and former Federal Court judge Gopal Sri Ram.

 

The prime minister also met Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun, former Bukit Aman Special Branch deputy director Abdul Hamid Bador (who criticised Najib’s 1MDB and was transferred to the Prime Minister’s Department in 2015), Bukit Aman Commercial CID director Amar Singh Ishar Singh and Bukit Aman Special Branch director Mokhtar Mohd Shariff.

 

In his first formal interview via video conference with The Wall Street Journal, Mahathir revealed that he would not offer Najib freedom in exchange for reclaiming the missing funds plundered by him. And he said criminal charges will be filed against his protégé-turned-rival. And if our source is correct, Najib will be arrested and charged – as soon as this week.

Najib Razak and Rosmah Mansor - Raining Money

There’s a reason why Mahathir personally handles 1MDB scandal. The people are hungry for blood. They are willing to wait more than 100 days for GST to be cancelled. But they cannot wait for more than 10 days to see tyrant Najib being arrested and charged in court. After suppressed, oppressed, bullied and intimidated by the former premier for nearly a decade, people need to release their steam.

 

As a master strategist, Mahathir understands how to leverage on the sentiment of the people to boost his rating. Like the ancient Indian epic Ramayana – the divine prince Rama against demon king Ravana – Mahathir is set to play the role of the hero against the villain Najib. His popularity is expected to hit the roof when the bad guy Najib is finally paraded in court to be charged.

 

Yes, it’s a popularity contest between Mahathir and Anwar to see who will make it to the history books as the hero who defeated and imprisoned the country’s and world’s biggest crook. For that reason alone, Mahathir is not going to let prime minister-in-waiting Anwar steals the thunder. An extremely popular Mahathir will make it harder for Anwar to grab power, if the latter wishes to.

Election 2018 - Mahathir and Anwar Banner

1MDB, which has been classified as a “Ponzi Scheme” by the Swiss Attorney General is not any common thievery. 1MDB is the world’s biggest financial scandal. In fact, the U.S. Department of Justice acknowledges the 1MDB represents the largest action brought under the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative, involving stolen money of more than US$4.5 billion.

 

Former Prime Minister Najib Razak, who was the Chairman of 1MDB (1Malaysia Development Berhad), has denied any involvement in the scandal although he was caught with his hand in the cookie jar – a whopping US$681 million in his private banking accounts. Instead, Mr. Najib has claimed that the money was donations from Saudi royal family, a claim that could not be substantiated.

 

Najib’s wife, Rosmah Mansor, was also exposed to have had purchased a 22-carat pink diamond necklace – worth a stunning US$27.3 million – using money siphoned from 1MDB. According to U.S.-DOJ investigations, Jho Low had arranged for jewellery designer Lorraine Schwartz (also known as “Jewish Queen of Oscar Bling”) for the pink diamond on June 2, 2013.

1MDB Scandal - How Najib Becomes A Billionaire and Fund His Wife’s Diamonds

Prime Minister Mahathir had personally ordered travel restrictions on Mr. Najib last Saturday after news spread that the latter was about to fly off to Jakarta for a short break. It appears that former Federal Court judge Gopal Sri Ram will most likely play a major role in the 1MDB case involving Najib Razak’s corruption and money laundering.

 

With the declassification of 1MDB audit report by Auditor-General Madinah Mohamad yesterday, which corroborates with U.S.-DOJ findings, sending Najib to prison looks like a walk in the park. Mahathir administration also receives a boost when the Office of the Attorney-General of Switzerland (OAG) has expressed interest to exchange investigation papers between both countries in the 1MDB scandal.

 

It’s a matter of time before the U.S. Department of Justice and other countries investigating the same scandal approach the Prime Minister Office for cooperation. Without his diplomatic immunity as head of state, Najib Razak is a sitting duck. It’s up to Mahathir how he wishes to skin him. There will be very few who would have sympathy toward Mr. Najib.

Najib Razak Praying - 1MDB - Handcuffs

While Mahathir and Lim Kit Siang read the “Sun Tzu Art Of War”, Najib read “Blue Ocean Strategy”. Obviously, Najib’s cash is king didn’t work anymore, and his ship is sinking into the blue ocean faster than he could pack his ill-gotten treasure. Poor Najib, if only he had taken Mahathir’s deal to resign and refused to listen to his toxic wife about fighting the old man.

 

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Finally, today 16 May 2018, your site has been unblock by MCMC.

Hidup Rakyat.

TQ for not giving up the fight. God bless you, Sir.

najib i have no sympathy for you, you reap what you sow. my wish for malaysia, DONT STOP THERE, all officials going back during najib s tenure should be brought to JUSTICE,all these years of running AMOK with govt funds, shame on you . if i was a politician you would have a MUCH, MUCH worse fate than this.you crooks rob the POOR to hasten your lavish lifestyles. when you DIE ,you going into a BOX with nothing,FOOLS ya not that bright !!!!!!.a few ikan bilis short of a nasi lemak meal.

It was a blessing that the four component parties of Pakatan Harapan or Alliance of Hope used a common symbol, otherwise I would imagine Najib would have been sworn in as the Premier after 14th General Election as National Front coalition would have won 79 federal seats thus could claim to have the largest number of seats compared to the other parties.

With state machineries at his disposal, he would have ganged up with PISs old snake Hadia Wang 90j and bought another 20 or so frogs and obtained a simple majority again in parliament.

Or he could simply unleash his red monkeys and Umno youth thugs to create chaos and invoke NSC to suspend the constitution and Parliament and rule by decree.

It is unfair to accuse Tun Mahathir for doing this for popularity or vengeance. He is 93 years old and has limited time to fulfil his promise to Malaysians to clean up the corruption in Malaysia before he hands the rein to Anwar Ibrahim. We the people of Malaysia demand for justice for all wrongdoings committed by people in power.

As soon as this week? Still nothing as at 1 June 18.

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