INTERVIEW | In the event that caretaker prime minister Najib Abdul Razak and his family choose to flee the country if BN loses the 14th general election (GE14), Pakatan Harapan chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the new government could request assistance from foreign authorities, including the International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol), to track them down.
In an interview held at his office in Putrajaya on Friday, Mahathir stressed that he personally believed the rule of law would prevail, should Harapan come into power.
“I believe in the rule of law. I don’t believe in privileges for certain people…If he breaks the law, the law will find its way to catch him,” said Mahathir, who is seeking a mandate to return as Malaysia’s seventh prime minister.
“Today we have the Interpol and things like that. If the law finds that he is guilty, and believe me…there is sufficient evidence, and also lots of people who can give more evidence on the matter,” said Mahathir, who referred to three separate outcomes of investigations into 1MDB by the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC), MACC, and Bank Negara....