SINGAPORE (Sept 19): Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak has been arrested today in connection to RM2.6 billion ($860 million) of 1MDB funds deposited into his personal account.

According to a press release issued by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), Najib was arrested earlier today at 4.13pm at the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya.

The former premier will be brought to the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court tomorrow (Sept 20) at 3.00pm to face “several charges” under Section 23(1) of the MACC Act.

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