They must have strong evidence to arrest Najib, says ex-Felda chairman

Muzliza Mustafa

Former Felda chairman Shahrir Abdul Samad says the arrest of former prime minister Najib Razak must be based on solid evidence. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, July 3, 2018.

FORMER Felda chairman Shahrir Abdul Samad, who was questioned for almost seven hours at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission headquarters today, seemed unsurprised by the arrest of Najib Razak.

However, he said, the arrest must be made based on solid evidence.

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  • Najib is innocent until proven guilty says his supporters, and indeed he has consistently maintained he has done no wrong which even the then AG and then IGP agrees. How can we fault him when people wants shower him with expensive gifts as a sign of gratitude for his immeasurable contributions to the country and the world. As Finance Minister, he has dutifully signed all the cheques in good faith believing the respective board of directors have vetted each payment with no "comebacks". Everything is above board as Zeti of BNM is well aware of all the ins and outs of UMNO's donations. The culture of hoarding UMNO's cash in the PM's house has been a practice from the days of Tun Dr Mahathir and is not considered haram. And Rose invested some of the cash in designer bags and jewelries to help offset the ringgit's depreciation. She is truly brilliant.

    Posted 5 years ago by Roger 5201

    • You mean Najib is a chameleon until proven otherwise. Before being defeated, he chose to eliminate or harass those who dared to show info in the slightest disagreement with him that everything is well. After being defeated, he blamed others for holding back the info or he feigned ignorance. Whatever, the Billion Ringgit Greedy Man is not fit to be PM with his changing colours to fool people! That's why there is a saying: You can fool some of the people (like Roger 5201) some of the time but not all of the people all of the time.

      Posted 5 years ago by Jesse Lingard

  • Tangkap semua penyangak dan pencuri wang Rakyat dari UMNO BN.

    Posted 5 years ago by Tam Yan Cheng

  • Have to be instructed to return the money??? Where's the conscience? None???

    Posted 5 years ago by CR RC

  • Did the MACC find strong evidence against you? Just asking.

    Posted 5 years ago by Henry Mancini Jr

  • Once he is behind bars there is going to be a whole lot of singing. Not to mention back stabbing and a few Houdini maneuvers.

    Posted 5 years ago by Richard Chapbell


    Posted 5 years ago by Bob Hangguk

  • Now that he has been arrested. should the public continue to persecute Najib?
    The rule of law should take its place. It's gonna be a long and painful journey to all involved.
    So let's sit back and follow the drama for next few years.

    Posted 5 years ago by Guna segar