The alleged mastermind of the abduction and death of a "Datuk Seri" was a Selangor state assembly candidate in the 13th general election.
A source confirmed this with Malaysiakini today.
The purported mastermind, who carried a "Datuk" title, was one of seven suspects who were arrested to facilitate investigations into the case.
"He used to be involved in politics. He was a candidate to contest for an assembly seat in...