MUHYIDDIN’S LIES ON TIKTOK COLLAPSE ON HIMSELF – ‘TIN KOSONG’ ANWAR SENDS LEGAL DEMAND OVER CLAIM HE GOT RM15 MIL YEARLY FROM SELANGOR – WITH UMNO’S SHAHRIR SAMAD & JOHOR BN YOUTH TELLING MUHYIDDIN TO ACCEPT HE LOST GE15 & WITH IT, THE PM’S POST

Anwar sends legal demand to Muhyiddin for claiming he got RM15m yearly from Selangor

Anwar was appointed Selangor economic adviser in November 2009 when the late Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim was mentri besar.

KUALA LUMPUR — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today issued a letter of demand to Perikatan Nasional chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin for a retraction and apology over the claim Anwar was paid RM15 million annually as Selangor state adviser.

In the ten-page legal letter sent by Anwar’s lawyers at SN Nair & Partners, they claimed Muhyiddin published or caused to be published an excerpt from the PN Grand Finale ceramah in Padang Serai, Kedah, on TikTok through the @beritakini8 account on December 5.

Anwar’s lawyer said that this video clip had been viewed 1.1 million times, shared 2,169 times, liked 21,400 times, and commented on 6,061 times as of the letter’s issuance today.

The lawyer said the audio clip had carried allegedly defamatory remarks against Anwar through claims he was paid RM15 million when he was Selangor economic adviser before becoming prime minister.

The law firm said both the press statement and news article have unequivocally strengthened their client’s denial against Muhyiddin’s hearsay remark.

It claimed the alleged defamatory act was committed to garner cheap publicity for political purposes in the attempt to sway voter support during the Padang Serai parliamentary election.

If no satisfactory response from Muhyiddin is received within three days of receiving this letter of demand, Anwar’s lawyers said legal action would be initiated.

Anwar demanded for Muhyiddin to immediately and publicly make an unconditional retraction of the defamatory video clip, as well as to make an unconditional apology to be published in newspapers and media of Anwar’s choice, and to make a written undertaking or promise to not repeat the allegations in the video clip.

Anwar’s lawyers said that failure to do so would result in them seeking an injunction order from the court and to initiate a legal action against Muhyiddin.

Anwar is also seeking compensation over the serious injury to his reputation and for legal costs to be borne by Muhyiddin.

When contacted, lawyer Datuk SN Nair confirmed the letter was posted and delivered by hand today.

Anwar was first appointed Selangor economic adviser in November 2009 when the late Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim was mentri besar.

He continued to hold the post even after his imprisonment in 2015 on a sodomy charge, when Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali was mentri besar.

He was given a full royal pardon and released from prison in early 2018 after Pakatan Harapan won the general election. MM

After insinuation about royalty, Umno man tells Muhyiddin to accept losing PM’s post

He suggested that Muhyiddin publicly name those he claimed to be in support of him becoming PM.

The post featured a video of Muhyiddin saying that the decision (for him to be prime minister) should rightfully be made by the public and not those in “green and yellow roofs”, an apparent euphemism for the royalty.

Separately, Johor Barisan Nasional (BN) Youth chief Mohd Hairi Mad Shah told Muhyiddin not to cheapen the country’s royal institutions with his allusions.

He said Muhyiddin should accept the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s appointment of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as the prime minister to head a unity government and stop disputing the matter.

In the clip, Muhyiddin claimed that he had the support of 115 MPs to become prime minister and lead the federal government. MM

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