Mustapa denies Zahid’s embezzlement claim


Aminah Farid

Economic Affairs Minister Mustapa Mohamed says Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's claim that the latter had misappropriated Kelantan Umno funds for personal gain is an attempt to discredit him as a cabinet member and MP. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 29, 2022.

JELI MP Mustapa Mohamed has denied claims made by Umno leader Ahmad Zahid Hamidi that he misappropriated provisions channelled to Kelantan Umno. 

In a statement, the minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economic Affairs) said all party funds are managed according to party guidelines including funds for elections, adding the funds were managed by the committee concerned at the liaison body level. 


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