Sabah palace refutes bribery claim

The Sabah palace has denied that governor Juhar Mahiruddin had accepted a bribe to assent to the dissolution of the state assembly. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Irwan Majid, August 6, 2020.

THE Istana Negeri of Sabah today refuted allegations by a pressure group that Yang di-Pertua Negeri Juhar Mahiruddin had abused his power and had accepted an inducement in dissolving the state assembly.

The Sabah governor’s private secretary Abinan Asli said that in response to the complaint lodged by the Gerakan Kuasa Rakyat Malaysia chairman Zulkarnain Mahdar with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in Putrajaya yesterday, alleging misconduct against Juhar.

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