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Malaysia seeks to arrest financier Jho Low over 1MDB scandal

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By Joseph Sipalan and Rozanna LatiffKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia is seeking to arrest financier Low Taek Jho, believed to be residing abroad, over his involvement in a graft scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday.Low, popularly known as Jho Low, was regarded as close to former premier Najib Razak and his family, and is seen as a central figure in the 1MDB scandal, which is the subject of multi-billion-dollar money laundering investigations underway in Malaysia and around the world."We are trying to arrest Jho Low, but he ...

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 14:20 IST