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Former IGP maintains Bersih's aim is to topple gov't

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Former inspector-general of police (IGP) Khalid Abu Bakar maintained in the High Court in Kuala Lumpur today that electoral reform NGO Bersih is intent on toppling the government.

Khalid was testifying in former Bersih chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah’s defamation suit against Sungai Besar Umno division leader Jamal Md Yunos for claiming that Bersih had been infiltrated by Islamic State or Daesh elements.

Testifying as the first defence witness for Jamal, Khalid said that while Bersih's perceived aim in holding rallies is to demand clean elections, its actual intent is to overthrow the government...

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