Dr M fails to meet Anwar at rehab, barred by prison guards

Anne Muhammad

Modified 10 Jan 2018, 2:09 pm

Prison authorities have barred Pakatan Harapan chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad from meeting Anwar Ibrahim, who is recovering at the Hospital Rehabilitasi Cheras in Kuala Lumpur, this evening.

Speaking to reporters, Mahathir said he was informed that the instruction was from the Home Ministry.

“I feel sad. I just wanted to meet him, to thank him for not objecting, in fact, supporting me as a candidate (for prime minister),” he added.

On Sunday, Harapan had named Mahathir, 93, as its candidate for the prime minister's post if the opposition coalition wins federal power in the next general election...

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