(July 3): Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was arrested in connection with an investigation into scandal-hit state fund 1MDB and was expected to be charged on Wednesday in Kuala Lumpur, according to the task force investigating the case.

See: MACC confirms arrest of Najib

Najib was taken into custody on Tuesday at his residence in Langgak Duta in Kuala Lumpur, the task force said. The arrest was made in connection with SRC International, a company linked to 1Malaysia Development Bhd.

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