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Jamal released from remand, claims fainted in lockup

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After "fainting" from back pain due to spending a night lying on a cement floor, Sungai Besar Umno chief Jamal Md Yunos was today released from his two-day remand for allegedly threatening former minister Zaid Ibrahim.

Speaking to reporters after his release from the Dang Wangi police lockup this afternoon, Jamal expressed regret that police have yet to take any action against Zaid.

“Two days inside, I came out and discovered that Zaid Ibrahim has yet to be arrested. This is something that saddened me, I don’t know what else I need to do,” said Jamal in a video shared on his Facebook page.

The red shirt chief was nabbed shortly after the conclusion of the 71st Umno annual general assembly at the Putra World Trade Centre on Saturday, in connection with threats he had made against Zaid...

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