Pulled in different directions

A party divided? Najib has support among Umno grassroots and Ahmad Zahid’s affidavit in support of house arrest for the former Umno president could be an acknowledgement of that influence. — Filepics/The Star

FOR political analyst Dr Mazlan Ali, Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s latest legal action – seeking to serve the remainder of his prison sentence under house arrest – is a manifestation of Umno’s internal problems.

Mazlan believes that behind Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s affidavit in support of Najib’s application is an attempt to harmonise the party.

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