Aide denies minister on leave pending probe on SOP breach

Faisal Asyraf & Kow Gah Chie

Modified 15 Sep 2020, 3:06 am

There are conflicting claims surrounding the status of Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Khairuddin Aman Razali, who is being investigated for not adhering to the Covid-19 standard operating procedure (SOP) after returning from abroad.

Highly-placed sources informed Malaysiakini the PAS leader is on leave pending the outcome of the probe and this was conveyed to the cabinet last week.

However, the minister's aide Muhammad Faudzi Jalil, when contacted yesterday, said it was business as usual for his boss...

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