Ku Nan: Mat rempit racing will curb illegal betting


Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor has told Federal Territory MPs that the proposal to hold motorcycle races on city streets is to combat illegal betting that comes with the "mat rempit" culture.

The Federal Territories Minister faced harsh feedback from mostly Opposition MPs in Kuala Lumpur, who argued that legalising street races would not curtail betting.

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