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Bersih 2.0: Did Najib receive RM2.6b donation as PM or Umno president?

Bersih 2.0: Did Najib receive RM2.6b donation as PM or Umno president?

By Opalyn Mok
August 3, 2015

GEORGE TOWN, Aug 3 — Polls watchdog Bersih 2.0 asked today if the mysterious RM2.6 billion from “donors” in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s accounts had been received in his capacity as prime minister or as Umno president, claiming that if the former were true, the funds should be considered as public money. The group’s chairman Maria Chin Abdullah demanded that the prime minister publicly reveal the details of the contribution, particularly on the identities of these donors. She said the... Read more

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