Govt working with global agencies to extradite fugitive businessman Jho Low: Malaysian minister

KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian government is working on accelerating the extradition of fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low. Ms Azalina has said that the efforts also include the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). “MACC has been working with foreign enforcement agencies to get all information related to Low. Many efforts and negotiations through diplomatic channels are being implemented to fasten the process of bringing Low back to Malaysia . Ms Azalina also declared that MACC has issued an Interpol Red Notice against Low since 2018 for his involvement in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) case.

Malaysia PM , Anwar Ibrahim said that the government was negotiating with the authorities overseas to secure the return of Low. He explained how process was very complicated because it had the involvement another country, intelligence services and Interpol. But he declined to confirm the location of the fugitive businessman. In April, Journal reporter claimed in a report that the Malaysian government may have been working on a deal with the Chinese government during Mr Anwar’s official visit in March.