MIC man accuses TI-M of aping opposition

Modified 22 Feb 2018, 10:22 am

Transparency International-Malaysia's (TI-M) president Akhbar Satar has been urged to not behave like an "advocate" for the opposition, following the group's assessment on Malaysia's seven-rung slip on their corruption perception index (CPI).

MIC treasurer-general S Vell Paari said Akhbar's decision to blame Malaysia's CPI performance on PKR vice-president Mohd Rafizi Ramli's jail sentence, the lack of political financing laws, 1MDB and problems with Felda were far off the mark.

"I would like to advise Akhbar to be sincere and honest in his assessment of this issue.

"TI-M shall not act as an advocate of the opposition party in trying to tarnish the image of this country," said Vell Paari in a statement today...

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