Malaysian police seize haul of cash, luxury items from former PM Najib's premises
The counted items include cash in 26 currencies, 25 bags of gold, 12,000 items of jewelry, 567 luxury handbags, 423 watches and 234 sunglasses, Amar Singh, director of the police Commercial Crime Investigation Department, told a press conference.
It is the largest ever seizure in the country's history resulted from an investigation into state fund 1MDB.
Police said all the items were seized from six premises related to Najib, namely the Prime Minister's official residence and the Prime Minister's office in Putrajaya, three luxury condominiums in downtown Kuala Lumpur and Najib's private house.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Malaysian police said on Wednesday they have seized the total value of cash and luxury items from premises related to former Prime Minister Najib Razak between 910 million ringgit (226 million U.S. dollars) and 1.1 billion ringgit (273 million U.S. dollars).