Najib Razak gestures as he leaves the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Office in 2018. Photo: AP
Najib Razak gestures as he leaves the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Office in 2018. Photo: AP
Najib Razak

Malaysia 1MDB scandal: Najib Razak may be down, but don’t count him out just yet – ‘even from behind bars’

  • The disgraced former leader has powerful friends in high places and is still beloved by his supporters, for whom he remains ‘Bossku’
  • His greed appears to have outdone his political survival instincts, for now, but the idea of a swift rehabilitation cannot be easily dismissed

Najib Razak gestures as he leaves the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Office in 2018. Photo: AP
Najib Razak gestures as he leaves the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Office in 2018. Photo: AP
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