Poet rebuts PM's aide on 'repenting' at Najib meet

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Poet and actor Pyanhabib, who is seen to be close to the opposition, has rebutted claims that he had "repented" after attending a breaking fast event with Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak at his official resident Seri Perdana yesterday.

The claim was made by Prime Minister's Office special division principal assistant director Rizal Mansor, who published on his Facebook account a picture of Pyanhabib handing over something to Najib.

"When an artist realises his mistake and returns to the fold. He was once with the opposition but he has finally returned to the right path," Rizal, who is also PM's wife Rosmah Mansor's aide, wrote on Facebook.

However, when contacted, Pyanhabib said he attended the event at Seri Perdana in his capacity as Persatuan Penulis Nasional (Pena) member...

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