PM: Latheefa was my choice, I did not discuss with cabinet

Annabelle Lee

Modified 5 Jun 2019, 3:17 pm

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has confirmed that he chose former PKR member Latheefa Koya to head the MACC without consulting his cabinet as he did not want to be “restricted” by their opinion.

"I did not discuss with the cabinet.

“Normally, I make the decision myself because I don’t have to ask the cabinet as to who I approve," he said during a press conference...

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