Police investigation might be politically motivated, says Khalid Samad

Zaim Ibrahim

Former Federal Territories minister Khalid Samad says he is not discounting the possibility that the ongoing police investigation on a controversial speech he made in March could be politically motivated. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 4, 2020.

FORMER Federal Territories minister Khalid Abdul Samad is not rejecting the possibility that the ongoing investigation on him is politically motivated due to a speech he made eight months ago. 

In a speech made in early March, Khalid was one of several people who stated that Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Anwar Ibrahim should have been chosen as prime minister as he commanded majority support in the Dewan Rakyat, but the Yang di-Pertuan Agong decided to name Muhyiddin Yassin instead.

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