Dr M blames police for 1998 action against Anwar

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018

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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is blaming the police for the action he took as prime minister against his then deputy Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, who was sacked and arrested for corrupt practices and sodomy in 1998.

In an exclusive interview with Chinese-language newspaper Sin Chew Daily published Monday (March 12), Dr Mahathir said that he “had no choice” but to take action against Anwar after the police had presented all the evidence to him.

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