1997 toll hike to pay crooks and bandits

Andrew Ong

Modified 29 Jan 2008, 10:21 am

The on-going protest over the hefty toll hike in the Klang Valley took on another twist when a former finance minister claimed last night that he was told a hike in 1997 was necessary as the concessionaire had to pay out 'kickbacks' to certain individuals.

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