Sex, lies and video clips

Zikri Kamarulzaman

Modified 15 Jun 2019, 5:17 am

This week, Malaysians were given a rude shock when video clips of sex acts allegedly involving Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali and Santubong PKR Youth chief Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz were circulated in social media.

Azmin has dismissed the videos as a conspiracy to destroy his political career, but the case appears to be far from over.

The PKR deputy president's alleged videos are the latest in a long list of sex scandals involving Malaysian politicians.

But with technological advancements comes new challenges for politicians.

From VHS to smartphones

The first sex video scandal involving Malaysian politicians dates back to probably 1989 when VHS tapes purportedly depicting then-Dewan Rakyat deputy speaker DP Vijandran having sex with several women emerged...

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