Mahathir Quits Malaysia Ruling Party Citing Najib's Scandals

  • Najib has been subject of investigations over political funds
  • Mahathir is leaving the party for a second time in a decade

Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's former prime minister.

Photographer: Sanjit Das/Bloomberg

Former Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad said he is quitting the party he led for more than two decades, increasing the stakes in his months long campaign to oust Prime Minister Najib Razak.

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