Mahathir's Son Ousted as Malaysia Premier Tightens Grip on Power

  • Mukhriz Mahathir resigns as chief minister of Kedah State
  • Najib has fired detractors, silenced critics in past months

The son of a former Malaysian leader was removed as chief minister of a northern state, indicating Prime Minister Najib Razak is tightening his grip on power after a months-long funding scandal.

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