24 AUGUST 2022

Najib can apply for clemency within 14 days of conviction, but may not stand for election

The Edge Markets

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak, now serving a 12-year jail sentence along with a RM210 million fine after the Federal Court upheld his conviction on Tuesday (Aug 23) in the SRC International Sdn Bhd trial, may file for clemency within 14 days of his conviction in order to keep his Pekan parliamentary seat, but is unlikely to be able to defend and contest in the 15th general election (GE15) until a pardon is granted.


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