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Perkasa now split between pro-Najib, pro-Mahathir camps

Anne Muhammad  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Malay-rights group Perkasa today admitted its members are now split between those supporting Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak and those for former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Perkasa secretary-general Syed Hassan Syed Ali said the split occurred following the presence of its president Ibrahim Ali during the signing of the Citizen's Declaration on March 4.

"There are now camps within Umno members in Perkasa. There are Umno members leaving Perkasa by cutting their membership cards to show dissatisfaction with the president and his leadership.

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