KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s anti-graft
agency chief said on Tuesday that witnesses went missing and he
received death threats while pursuing a probe into a financial
scandal that implicated former Prime Minister Najib Razak in
“I was threatened to be fired, asked to retire early, take
leave early, and be pulled into the training department,” Mohd
Shukri Abdull told reporters at a press conference, later adding
that he received a bullet at his home.
The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has reopened
a probe into suspicious money transfers into Najib’s bank
account from SRC International, a former unit of 1Malaysia
Development Berhad (1MDB), the state fund at the heart of the
Najib arrived at the MACC headquarters earlier on Tuesday.
Mohd Shukri Abdull told reporters that Najib had been summoned
to give a statement on the SRC transfers and there was not an
intention to detain or charge him at this point.
(Reporting by Rozanna Latiff; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore)