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.