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'Angry' DAP MP tears up The Economist for calling Najib a 'thief'

Zikri Kamarulzaman  |  Published:  |  Modified:

PARLIAMENT | A DAP lawmaker has offered Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak free legal services to sue weekly magazine The Economist over a recent article which alleged that the premier would “steal” victory in the upcoming 14th general election.

Nga Kor Ming (DAP-Taiping) said the article's headline, which read "Stop, thief! Malaysia's PM is about to steal an election,” was unacceptable.

"This is unacceptable, these people in London insulted our prime minister as a thief. I will rip this apart!" he said in the Dewan Rakyat while tearing apart a paper printout of the article.

Nga then said what made him madder was that no one from BN had initiated legal action against the magazine.

"If you can't afford legal fees, that's okay. I, Beruas (Ngeh Khoo Ham), Puchong (Gobind Singh Deo) can give free legal services to Pekan (Najib) if Pekan does not want to be referred to as a thief.

"We will take legal action in London," Nga said...

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