Malaysia's new prime minister will no longer step aside for jailed colleague and expects to soon lay charges against his allegedly corrupt predecessor

Mahathir Mohamad, chairman of ‘Pakatan Harapan’ (The Alliance of Hope), during a press conference following the 14th general election on May 10, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images

Malaysia’s new prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, has said he will lead the country for “one or two years” and expects his government to lay charges against his predecessor Najib Razak.

In a country that has never seen a change of power in its

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