Guan Eng alleges power abuse, urges MACC to investigate Ismail Sabri, Takiyuddin over purported DPM deal
“This is an open public admission of abusing his powers and misusing his ministerial position not for the national interest or party advantage, but for the political benefit of the prime minister and PN,” Lim said in a statement today.
(MMO) – Alleging power abuse, federal Opposition lawmaker Lim Guan Eng wants the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to investigate Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob and PAS minister Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan for a purported secret deal to appoint a deputy prime minister from Bersatu.
Pointing to news reports, Lim said Takiyuddin had openly admitted to drafting the DPM agreement that privately benefitted Ismail Sabri and the Perikatan Nasional (PN) coalition, and that this was not in the nation’s interests.
“Takiyuddin had publicly admitted that he drafted the agreement in his position as the minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) and not in his party’s capacity.
“Takiyuddin added that as the then minister holding the parliament and law portfolio, all matters concerning legal documents were handled by him.