Malaysia's Mahathir says 1MDB funds vanished, demands PM resign

April 23, 2015 11:45 AM

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KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 (Reuters) - Malaysian former strongman Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday launched the fiercest yet in a series of attacks on the country's prime minister, demanding he account for the disappearance of billions of dollars borrowed by state fund 1MDB, or resign.

"It is this disappearance of a huge amount of borrowed money by 1MDB and the inability to answer questions regarding what happened to the funds that disqualifies Najib from being prime minister of Malaysia," the 89-year-old wrote in his blog.

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