A self-styled royal wore these medals, cheapening the Malay royal title datuk, which has long been a high honour.Photo: AFP A self-styled royal wore these medals, cheapening the Malay royal title datuk, which has long been a high honour.Photo: AFP
A self-styled royal wore these medals, cheapening the Malay royal title datuk, which has long been a high honour.Photo: AFP

Alarm at rise in use of fake datuk titles in Malaysia

Calls for more transparency in datuk awards system in Malaysia to preserve sanctityof the monarchy after a string of crimes

A self-styled royal wore these medals, cheapening the Malay royal title datuk, which has long been a high honour.Photo: AFP A self-styled royal wore these medals, cheapening the Malay royal title datuk, which has long been a high honour.Photo: AFP
A self-styled royal wore these medals, cheapening the Malay royal title datuk, which has long been a high honour.Photo: AFP
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