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Attempts to weaken Umno using 'knives, pens and chequebook' - Asyraf

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Modified 8 Mar 2021, 5:36 am

Since losing federal power in May 2018, many attempts have been made to weaken and destroy Umno through internal or external means, according to the party's youth chief.

Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki said efforts to ban Umno started in 2018 through exploiting 16 of its former members on the grounds that the party had acted unconstitutionally by delaying its internal polls.

"The fact is, many Umno leaders were threatened and pressured by...

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