1MDB-linked businessman Jho Low may be hiding in Taiwan

It might be difficult for Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, to be extradited to Malaysia, said Nanyang Siang Pau. PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Controversial businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, could be in Taiwan, Nanyang Siang Pau reported.

From the time the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal broke, Mr Low's whereabouts have been unknown, but sources said he could be hiding in Taiwan, the Chinese daily reported.

The daily said it might be difficult for Mr Low, who has been linked to the 1MDB controversy, to be extradited to Malaysia.

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad earlier told the media that the government "roughly knows" where to find Mr Low.

He added that the government had not sought help from Interpol to locate him.

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