Wife of ex-Malaysian PM arrested by anti-graft agency | Inquirer News

Wife of ex-Malaysian PM arrested by anti-graft agency

/ 05:08 PM October 03, 2018

Rosmah Mansor (C), the wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, arrives at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office in Putrajaya on September 26, 2018.
The luxury-loving wife of Malaysia’s former prime minister faced fresh questioning on September 26 by anti-corruption investigators probing a multi-billion-dollar scandal that contributed to the old regime losing power. / AFP PHOTO / – / Malaysia OUT / =MALAYSIA OUT=

KUALA LUMPUR — Rosmah Mansor, the wife of Malaysia’s former prime minister, was arrested Wednesday by the country’s anti-graft agency over a multi-billion-dollar scandal.

“Rosmah has been arrested,” her lawyer K. Kumaraendran told AFP after she was questioned at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission.

Her husband, Najib Razak, has been hit with a string of charges, including corruption and money laundering. /kga

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