Many Malaysians were charged despite being “untouchable” before. Like Umno which controlled the government for more than 60 years and high ranking civil servants as well.
Investigations are always carried out by the new Pakatan Harapan (PH), specially the Malaysian Anti-Corruption commission and police which resulted in prosecutions for a variety of offences, including taking bribes and money-laundering
The cases involved money laundry for massive amount of money which showed the depth of corruption affecting the country.
Here’s a quick look back at the personalities that entered the dock in 2018.
These 10 individuals have yet to be judged guilty or innocent by the courts, as trial has yet to start for all of them. So far, trial dates have already been scheduled for two of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s cases.