Immigration Department Declares A Blacklist On Najib And Rosmah From Leaving The Country

Najib said he will be with his family in Malaysia.

Cover image via NST Online (Edited)

The Immigration Department today declared that they have blacklisted former prime minister Najib Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor from leaving the country, effective immediately

"Immigration Department wishes to confirm that Dato Sri Najib Tun Abdul Razak and Datin Sri Rosmah Mansor have just been blacklisted from leaving the country," Jabatan Imigresen Malaysia posted on its official Facebook page earlier today, 12 May.

Najib, too, tweeted to say that he has been informed that he and his family members have been blacklisted from leaving Malaysia

Previously on Friday, 11 May, Najib's flight details surfaced online, revealing how he and Rosmah had planned to travel from Subang Airport to Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport in Jakarta

According to Malaysiakini, Najib and Rosmah were scheduled to travel on a private jet operated by Premiair, which is owned by Peter Sondakh, who is also the boss of PT Rajawali Corp.

The private jet was scheduled to arrive at 6am today, 12 May, and was expected to fly to Jakarta at 10am, with Najib and Rosmah onboard.

However, in a press conference at the airport today, Petaling Jaya district police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohd Zani Che Din told reporters that there was no flight scheduled to depart the airport with Najib and Rosmah in the passengers' list.

Image via Malaysiakini

After his flight plan leaked, Najib had earlier today tweeted to say that he is taking "a short break" to spend time with his family following the recent election campaign, "which was regrettably personal and perhaps the most intense in Malaysian history"

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