Kamarul: I never disputed Sim's aid, just expressed discomfort over publicity
Published:  Apr 19, 2021 9:09 AM
Updated: 9:30 AM

Universiti Utara Malaysia senior lecturer Kamarul Zaman Yusoff said it should be made clear that he has never once disputed all the help given by Bukit Mertajam MP Steven Sim to his constituents or to anyone else, but that he was uncomfortable over the attendant publicity.

"All I did was express my discomfort at seeing it (the aid) as deliberately being sensationalised for publicity through lengthy storytelling using verses meant to trigger emotions, linked to Ramadan and accompanied by detailed photographs that looked planned," Kamarul told Malaysiakini.

Sim had earlier expressed sadness after Kamarul had listed his various charitable works and warned Muslims to be cautious...

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