Who would’ve thought 2018 would be such an eventful year for Malaysians? A historic one, nevertheless.
After the unexpected turn of events that happened during Malaysia’s 14th General Elections, it shook us to the core as a nation – a powerful reminder that nothing is impossible. Yesterday, on July 3rd, Malaysians received the news they had all been waiting for with bated breath: former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s arrest at his residence in Langgak Duta, Kuala Lumpur.
A vehicle believed to be transporting former PM @NajibRazak is seen leaving his residence at Langgak Duta.
— TheMalaysianInsight (@msianinsight) July 3, 2018
He is being charged with three counts of criminal breach of trust linked to 1MDB and one charge under the MACC act, according to Kamles Kumar. Lawyer Tan Sri Shafee Abdullah represented the former Prime Minister at court against Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas.
Najib Razak has also released an official video upon his arrest that was shared on his social media pages.
Saya terima bahawa hari ini adalah hari saya dan keluarga menjalani dugaan dunia. pic.twitter.com/UbjGK9GBDb
— Mohd Najib Tun Razak (@NajibRazak) July 3, 2018
There has been an intense build-up towards this day that we’re able to witness and amidst all the tension, reactions from the public have been piling up by the minute so we’ve listed out the ones that really got our attention, including both sides who are against and in support of Najib Razak. Swipe through below for the reactions that pretty much sums it up.
Love him or hate him, I’ve maintained that Dato’ Sri @NajibRazak has done good for the country. Let’s not deny him that. He should be treated like everyday other Malaysian who has been arrested by MACC. Just like Lim Guan Eng, we too shall presume he’s innocent until proven not.
— Allif🇲🇾 (@maverick_97) July 3, 2018