Rosmah Mansor, wife of disgraced Malaysian ex-PM Najib Razak arrested

Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, was arrested on Wednesday afternoon in relation to the multibillion-dollar 1MDB scandal, the country’s anti-graft agency has said. The arrest of Rosmah – long compared with Imelda Marcos, the spouse of the corruption-tainted late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, because of their extravagant spending habits – signalled prosecutors were intensifying their months-long probe into the scandal. The…