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Malaysia in transition

Malaysia arrests former CEO of 1MDB over alleged audit tampering

Arul Kanda to be charged with former PM Najib Razak on Wednesday

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia's anti-graft agency detained a former chief executive of 1Malaysia Development Berhad on Tuesday as part of the ongoing probe into the scandal-tainted state fund.

Arul Kanda will be charged with former Prime Minister Najib Razak on Wednesday for their roles in allegedly tampering with 1MDB's audit report, according to Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission.

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