Mahathir returns to Malaysia ready for probe over anti-Najib comments




 
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Mahathir returns to Malaysia ready for probe over anti-Najib comments
 
September 9th, 2015  
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Mahathir returns to Malaysia ready for probe over anti-Najib comments
Malaysia's veteran former leader Mahathir Mohamad returned from an overseas trip on Wednesday saying he would comply with any police investigation into comments he made against Prime Minister Najib Razak at an anti-government rally last month. Mahathir has led calls for Najib's resignation over alleged mismanagement and corruption at indebted state investment fund 1MDB. The strong stand by Mahathir, and Najib's actions to stifle dissent in the ruling United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) has raised fears of a split in a party that has led every government since Malaysia gained independence from colonial rule in 1957.




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