KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 – Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim lodged a police report against the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Friday, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak. Najib, who chaired the UMNO Supreme Council meeting here, told reporters this when asked if he would be taking action against the WSJ following a string of reports on 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).
It is understood that one of the reports could be related to a purported leaked document from BNM to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on ownership of Good Star Ltd by Jho Taek Low or better known as Jho Low. Najib said the police would have to investigate the report as publishing documents under the Official Secrets Act (OSA) was a very serious matter. He said police must be able to provide them with the answers. On whether the report published was authentic, Najib said he would let the police investigate.