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Go debate with the judge - Syed Saddiq tells Najib

Anne Muhammad

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Modified 25 May 2019, 8:47 am

Rather than debating DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang, Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has suggested that former premier Najib Abdul Razak debate with a judge in court.

When contacted, the former champion debater said he agreed with Lim's move to back down from debating Najib as he saw no reason to proceed and debate with a man accused of being a thief.

"Why do we need to debate with a thief? I suggest Najib debate with a judge in court.

"He will be placed on trial there. This is a government that holds fast to the rule of law," he told Malaysiakini....

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