According to the anti-graft agency, Muhyiddin Yassin, the former prime minister of Malaysia, has been detained and will appear in court to answer corruption-related accusations.Muhyiddin, who served as the country’s second leader from March 2020 to August 2021, will be charged after leaving office. After losing the 2018 general elections, former prime minister Najib Razak was charged with numerous counts of graft. Malaysia's Ex - PM Arrested-Malaysia's Ex - PM Arrested
After losing his final appeal in the initial trial, he began his 12-year sentence in August.According to the anti-graft agency, Muhyiddin will be charged with various offenses on Friday relating to alleged abuse and money laundering connected to government projects awarded under his leadership.The 75-year-old Muhyiddin visited the anti-graft organization early on Thursday to respond to inquiries for the second time in three weeks.He was first questioned in February regarding awarding projects, including Covid-19 economic aid programs. After the general elections in November, the new prime minister, Anwar Ibrahim, demanded a review of government projects that previous administrations had approved because they allegedly broke the law.Two prominent Muhyiddin’s Bersatu party members were recently accused of corruption. The anti-graft organization froze the financial accounts of Bersatu as it looked into possible illicit activities. Malaysia's Ex - PM Arrested-Malaysia's Ex - PM Arrested
Anwar’s government has been accused of seeking to stifle the opposition ahead of state elections. Still, Muhyiddin, the leader of a powerful, heavily Islamic opposition, has denied any misconduct.For more updates, please keep visiting our website www.topstoriesworld.com, where we provide unbiased, trustworthy, and top stories of the world.