Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (second from right) said on Tuesday during a cabinet meeting he did not know anything about the video and could not comment. Photo: Facebook

Malaysian minister implicated in gay sex video, prompting comparisons with Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy scandal

  • Politician Muhammad Haziq Abdul Aziz from Anwar Ibrahim’s PKR claimed to be the other man in the video. He named the minister and said he was unfit to hold a government position
  • Analysts said the move to sully the cabinet minister’s reputation came from a tried and tested playbook, referring to the sodomy accusations that blighted Anwar in the 1990s
Topic |   Malaysia

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (second from right) said on Tuesday during a cabinet meeting he did not know anything about the video and could not comment. Photo: Facebook
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Latheefa Koya. Photo: Handout

Mahathir’s pick for Malaysia’s anti-corruption chief: a check on Anwar?

  • Should PM-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim be worried about Malaysia’s new anti-graft chief Latheefa Koya?
  • Ask the current PM, Mahathir Mohamad, who went against his manifesto to appoint her
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Latheefa Koya. Photo: Handout
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