Category: Malaysia

12th Jul 2018

Singapore police allege that Hong Kong declined to extradite Jho Low

Yesterday, police in Singapore released a statement explaining that an arrest warrant was issued, in April 2016, against Mr Low Taek Jho (Jho Low) for offences of money-laundering and dishonestly receiving stolen property. Later in April 2016, a request was sent to the Hong Kong Department of Justice to provisionally arrest Mr Low under the […]

6th Jul 2018

Formal request for the extradition of controversial preacher Zakir Naik

Yesterday, the Indian foreign ministry confirmed that they have made a formal request to Malaysia for the extradition of Zakir Naik. Indian Foreign Ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar has stated: “At this stage, our request is under the active consideration of the Malaysian side. Our High Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur is in touch with Malaysian authorities.” […]

13th Jun 2018

1MDB: MLA requests

Yesterday Malaysia’s Attorney General, Tommy Thomas, announced that he has received 1MDB investigation papers from the Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). Mr Thomas released a statement expressing his desire to make sure that the papers were examined to consider all potential criminal and civil prosecutions that may arise in connection with the 1MDB scandal. Mr Thomas […]

9th Jun 2018

Red Notice circulated for the location and arrest of Jho Low

It has been reported that Singapore requested a Red Notice be circulated by INTERPOL for the location and arrest of Low Taek Jho (known as ‘Jho Low’) in October 2016. On Friday, Singapore’s Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC), Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a joint statement explaining that in […]

8th Jun 2018

1MDB Scandal: Malaysia seek to arrest Jho Low

The Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has issued arrest warrants for Mr Nik Faisal and Mr Low Taek Jho (‘Jho Low’) after the MACC failed to contact them yesterday regarding their ongoing investigation into the 1MBD scandal. Despite not holding an official role at 1MBD, Mr Low is known as a central figure in the ongoing […]

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