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'Trivial queries on RM2.6b won't be entertained'

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Trivial questions on the RM2.6 billion deposited into the personal accounts of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak will not be entertained, said BN strategic communication director Abdul Rahman Dahlan.

While slamming the opposition, he said such questions are being asked only to mislead the public.

In a dialogue session televised on TV1 last night, Abdul Rahman said it has been proven that the money was not stolen from the rakyat or 1MDB, which happens to be the opposition's main contention.

As such, he added that the question posed by PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man ( photo ) was only to politicise the issue, nothing else.

"I think the issue of opening and closing a bank account is a normal procedure.

"When we answer the big question, Tuan Ibrahim should say, thank God, rakyat's money was not stolen but he deliberately forgets the main accusation, that the money was stolen," Abdul Rahman said.

It shows that the opposition is only interested in politicising the issue and refused to apologise when they should, he said.

"If you accuse the prime minister of stealing the money and ask trivial questions on opening and closing the account, we may reveal it after the investigation.

"But my regret is that when the main issue is settled, people like Tuan Ibrahim would look into other feeble matters to mislead the public," Abdul Rahman added.

Asked why it took a month to reveal the source of the money deposited in Najib's ( photo ) account, he said the current political climate is such that people would not believe whatever the government say.

On Monday, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said the RM2.6 billion purportedly deposited into Najib's personal banks accounts came from donation , not from 1MDB funds.

 

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