Malaysian inquiry calls for investigation of former PM – local media


An official Malaysian inquiry into alleged malpractice within the country’s central bank during the 1990s has recommended a former prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, be investigated for criminal offences, several local media sources have reported.

In June 2017, Malaysia’s government set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry into Bank Negara Malaysia’s foreign exchange dealings in the 1990s. The commission heard evidence from senior figures in the BNM and Malaysian government before sending a report

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