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Don't touch my family, Azmin tells critics

Annabelle Lee  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Selangor Menteri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali has denounced the recent political attacks directed at him and his family, accusing his opponents of using government departments and employing “slanderous and gangster-like” tactics against him.

This comes after how one of his nephews was recently arrested by the MACC in connection with a sand-mining deal. MACC has denied that the arrest was politically motivated.

One of his most vocal critics, Sungai Besar Umno division chief Jamal Md Yunos also threatened to broadcast a compromising video of him after previously staging numerous stunts deriding Azmin.

The PKR vice-president said today that he disagreed with such a “slanderous and gangster-like” political culture, especially at a time when the rakyat was looking for responsible leadership.

“They can’t fight us with facts so now they are fighting us with fitnah (slander)...

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