It was just yesterday when the former Prime Minister Najib Razak was pronounced guilty and sentenced to 12 years in prison with a fine of RM210 million. He was convicted on one count of abuse of power, three counts of criminal breach of trust, and three counts of money laundering.
Social media since then has been filled with news of his imprisonment and even videos of him being driven to Kajang Prison.
But what do we think will actually happen once he’s in his cell? The privilege a VIP gets behind bars is merely a secret kept behind glass doors.
As Malay Mail once reported in 1989, Abdullah Ang was allowed to commute regularly between jail and the city, and had other benefits during his sentence. He was a former politician who served as chairman and General Secretary of the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) in the 1940s.
He pleaded guilty to criminal breach of trust and was sentenced…