KUALA LAMPUR: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested on Tuesday, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, following an investigation into how billions of dollars went missing from a state fund he founded almost a decade ago. Authorities picked up Najib from his home after serving him a remand order, two sources close to the family said. One of the sources said Najib is expected to be charged in court on Wednesday after being remanded for one night.
After toppling the Najib regime, Mahathir becomes the world's oldest elected leader
Anwar, 70, was first jailed after Mahathir sacked him as deputy prime minister in 1998
Anwar is expected to become the next Prime Minister after Mahathir steps down in a year or two.