It's Confirmed: Najib Got A 50% Discount On His Jail Sentence
The Federal Territories Pardons Board has reduced convicted former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's fine as well as halved his 12-year jail sentence to six
According to a statement by the board posted on Najib's Facebook page, Najib's new release date will be on 28 August 2028.
His fine has also been reduced from RM210 million to RM50 million.
"However, if the fine is not paid, a year will be added to the jail time for Najib, with the release date being 23 August 2029," said the board today, 2 February.
As of today, the former Pekan member of parliament has only served a total of one year and five months in Kajang Prison.
Earlier this week, a news portal claimed that Najib was granted a full pardon. However, the report was later retracted:
On 28 July 2020, the Kuala Lumpur High Court sentenced Najib to 12 years in jail and fined him RM210 million for corruption: