Najib pursues postgraduate studies

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Najib doing a postgraduate course from Kajang Prison.

Sayuti Zainudin

According to a source close to the former Malaysian prime minister, Najib Abdul Razak is currently pursuing a postgraduate course from Kajang Prison, where he is serving a 12-year sentence.

The source stated that Najib has registered for a PhD in economics.

The Home Minister, Saifuddin Nasution Ismail, confirmed that Najib would be allowed to continue his studies in accordance with the standard operating procedure, but he also noted that Najib would not be given internet access or a laptop while in prison.

The Minister added that the authorities will try their best to facilitate Najib’s studies, such as enabling him to follow a lecturer.