Jho Low on why he is not returning to face justice

Jho Low said he was offered asylum by a country in August last year, but would not disclose which one.
Jho Low said he was offered asylum by a country in August last year, but would not disclose which one.PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

Jho Low breaks his silence in an exclusive interview with ST. Here is an excerpt:

A The idea that I am some kind of "mastermind" is just wrong. I never held any decision-making position at 1MDB or SRC. People and companies act as introducers or intermediaries all the time.

This is not a unique situation. I was requested to assist because of my good relationships with influential foreign businessmen and decision makers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 06, 2020, with the headline 'Low on why he is not returning to face justice'. Print Edition | Subscribe