Najib-linked properties raided

The police carted away bags filled with jewellery, cash, watches and other valuables, while many of the orange boxes were labelled with pictures and descriptions of different Hermes Birkin bags. Malaysian police removing items in a raid on Thursday n
Malaysian police removing items in a raid on Thursday night on three apartments in a posh Kuala Lumpur condominium owned by former prime minister Najib Razak's family. The police have searched six premises since Wednesday - the Prime Minister's Office, Datuk Seri Najib's mansion in Taman Duta and four other residences linked to him. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
The police carted away bags filled with jewellery, cash, watches and other valuables, while many of the orange boxes were labelled with pictures and descriptions of different Hermes Birkin bags. Malaysian police removing items in a raid on Thursday n
The police carted away bags filled with jewellery, cash, watches and other valuables, while many of the orange boxes were labelled with pictures and descriptions of different Hermes Birkin bags.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
The police carted away bags filled with jewellery, cash, watches and other valuables, while many of the orange boxes were labelled with pictures and descriptions of different Hermes Birkin bags. Malaysian police removing items in a raid on Thursday n
The police carted away bags filled with jewellery, cash, watches and other valuables, while many of the orange boxes were labelled with pictures and descriptions of different Hermes Birkin bags. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Malaysian police carted away 284 boxes containing luxury handbags and 72 bags filled with jewellery, cash of various denominations, watches and other valuables in a night raid on Thursday at three apartments in a posh Kuala Lumpur condominium owned by former prime minister Najib Razak's family.

Mr Amar Singh, director of police commercial crime investigations, said the police have searched six premises since Wednesday - the Prime Minister's Office, Datuk Seri Najib's mansion in Taman Duta and four other residences linked to him.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 19, 2018, with the headline 'Najib-linked properties raided'. Print Edition | Subscribe