Haul in Puad for slander, insulting the RCI, says Dr Mahathir's lawyer

Dr Mahathir Mohamad's lawyer Haniff Khatri Abdulla says Mohd Puad Zarkashi claims contradict the testimony of witnesses so far. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 9, 2017.

THE Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) has been urged to lodge a police report against government propaganda chief Mohd Puad Zarkashi for accusing former Bank Negara Malaysia adviser Nor Mohamed Yakcop of lying before the panel. 

Puad’s statements were “slanderous” and “insulting” to former finance minister Anwar Ibrahim and Dr Mahathir Mohamad, said Mohamed Haniff Kathri Abdulla, a lawyer representing the former prime minister. 

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