Pro-Umno NGO lodges reports against Dr M, MACC chief over baseless accusations and frozen accounts

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  • Saturday, 07 Jul 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: An NGO has lodged police reports against Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull.

Pemantau Malaysia Baru president Datuk Lokman Adam said they held a peaceful demonstration on Friday (July 6) night before lodging the two police reports.

"We lodged a report against Tun Mahathir for constantly making baseless accusations against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak from 2015 to 2018 through social media, interview sessions and ceramah claiming that he had stolen RM2.6bil in funds from 1MDB.

"Millions of people believed these accusations hurled at Najib and voted for Pakatan Harapan in the last election.

"What shocked me and millions of people was that Najib was taken to court recently but was not charged with the theft of the RM2.6bil. He was charged because the SRC International CEO deposited money meant for corporate social responsibility money into Najib's account when he was president of the party," he said reading out his police report on Friday at Dang Wangi station.

He said when reporters asked Attorney General Tommy Thomas if any other charges were to be meted out against Najib, he responded that there were no other charges.

"This clearly shows that Tun Mahathir and his Pakatan Harapan colleagues have been hurling baseless accusations against Najib for over three years.

"Seeing as Pakatan Harapan was formed based on slander and lies, I lodged this report to urge the police to investigate the claims and lies that Tun Mahathir has made and take action against him and other leaders of Pakatan Harapan.

"I am confident many want to see Parliament dissolved and another election held so that the right decision can be made now that they know the truth," he added.

Meanwhile, Lokman also lodged a report against Mohd Shukri for freezing more than 400 bank accounts including that of Najib's immediate family.

"I suspect these accounts were frozen out of revenge as well as to thwart Najib's family from posting the RM1mil bail.

"The family managed to pay RM500,000 before the accounts were frozen," he said.

Lokman also questioned the need for freezing the account of Najib's 10-month-old grandson.

"Does the Pakatan Harapan Government think the rakyat will believe that a 10-month-old could be involved in the making of The Wolf of Wall Street? Where has their sense of humanity gone?" he asked.

He also urged the police to investigate Mohd Shukri for abuse of power.

On July 4, Najib was charged with three counts of criminal breach of trust and one count of using his position for gratification as part of a probe into money missing from state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). He pleaded not guilty to all charges.

The charges are related to the RM42mil that allegedly went from SRC International, a former 1MDB unit, into Najib's personal bank accounts.


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