Ismail defends deputy despite Umno grassroots asking for head to roll

Modified 22 Aug 2020, 9:16 am

Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob, who is also the Umno vice-president, has defended his deputy Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz despite pressure from within his own party for the Bersatu man to be punished.

This is after Ikmal Hisham wrote to Ismail asking for the senior minister to support his son to become a board member of Pharmaniaga Bhd, which is controlled by the Defence Ministry's Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT). The letter was leaked online...

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