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Anwar on TV3, Utusan signals trouble in Umno

RK Anand and Fathi Aris Omar  |  Published:  |  Modified:

COMMENT Imagine Anwar Ibrahim securing air time and print space on TV3, Utusan Malaysia and New Straits Times to unleash a damning accusation against a veteran Umno leader? This borders on the bizarre given the mechanics of Malaysian politics.

 

Archives would reveal that the only time the opposition leader had appeared on these Umno-linked media organisations is when he was on the receiving end of brickbats.

 

Therefore Anwar's claim of possessing "solid evidence" regarding how Daim Zainuddin, a close associate of Dr Mahathir Mohamad, had allegedly abused his position as finance minister to amass wealth has ignited the speculation mills.

 

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