Najib Razak: prime suspect in the 1MDB financial scandal. Photo: Xinhua

1MDB case must be watertight, says Malaysia’s Mahathir as Najib rumours swirl

As prime suspect – and defeated prime minister – Najib Razak holidays in Langkawi, Malaysia’s new leader says it is better to build an indisputable case than be swayed by populist sentiment into hasty action

Topic |   Malaysia 1MDB scandal

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Najib Razak: prime suspect in the 1MDB financial scandal. Photo: Xinhua
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.