Student activists hold clown-faced caricatures of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (second right) and his wife Rosmah Mansor (second left) during a protest over the 1MDB scandal in Kuala Lumpur in August 2016. Photo: AFP

Are Malaysia arrests a bid to divert attention from 1MDB scandal?

Move comes soon after controversial appointment of anti-corruption commission’s new chief, seen by some as Prime Minister Najib Razak’s man

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Student activists hold clown-faced caricatures of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (second right) and his wife Rosmah Mansor (second left) during a protest over the 1MDB scandal in Kuala Lumpur in August 2016. Photo: AFP
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