KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that he did not know the details of the discussion between several MPs, including Barisan Nasional MPs and Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, at the latter's official residence in Putrajaya on Monday night (Nov 18).
Asked if he knew about the meeting, he admitted that he was aware of the meeting but did not know what was discussed.
"I heard about it, but I don't know what they talked about," he said during a press conference after launching the MPOB International Palm Oil Congress and Exhibition (Pipoc 2019) on Tuesday (Nov 19).
Meanwhile, Umno disciplinary board chairman Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali said he would investigate the meeting involving Umno MPs.
Prior to this, it was reported that Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin (PKR), Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Kamaruddin Jaffar and Cameron Highlands MP Ramli Mohd Noor were among those spotted leaving the residence in their respective cars before midnight on Monday.
Following this, Umno supreme council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam urged the party to take action against its former vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein for his involvement in influencing party leaders to support the leadership of Dr Mahathir.
Azmin reportedly met with 22 Umno MPs, including Hishammuddin, at his house.
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