Hasanah Abdul Hamid, Malaysia’s ex-spy chief and Najib ally, arrested for theft of election cash

A controversial Malaysian former spy chief was remanded in custody on Wednesday over the alleged theft of funds intended to be used for May’s general election in May.
Hasanah Abdul Hamid, the former head of Malaysia’s External Intelligence Organisation, was an ally of former leader Najib Razak, who was unexpectedly ejected from office at the polls amid allegations he and his cronies stole huge sums of public money.
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