We leave it to the king’s wisdom: Loke on Najib’s royal pardon bid

Minister says plea decided by Umno, was never discussed in cabinet

(The Vibes) – DAP secretary-general Anthony Loke said the unity government will leave Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s application for a pardon to the wisdom of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

Loke, who is also transport minister, said the request from Umno for the king to consider a royal pardon for Najib, a former prime minister, was not a stand taken by the unity government.

“This was the stand taken by Umno. Anyone who has been convicted can request for a royal pardon… that is the normal, fair process,” he told a press conference here, today.

He also said the cabinet will not and cannot discuss the former premier’s pardon application.

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