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PM’s aide: Malaysia had no palm in Justo’s Thai case

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak or anyone from a Malaysian commission during no indicate lifted any matter relating to convicted blackmailer Andre Xavier Justo during a 6th Malaysia-Thailand Annual Consultation assembly in Bangkok recently.

The Prime Minister’s press secretary Datuk Seri Tengku Sariffuddin Tengku Ahmad pronounced that discordant to what Swiss journal Le Temps published, Malaysia does not permit attempts to meddle with a inner affairs or legal routine of other countries.

“Furthermore, a Prime Minister was not accompanied by a people Le Temps named,” he pronounced in a matter Tuesday.

Tengku Sariffuddin pronounced a existence was that during a meeting, confidence and corner efforts to fight extremism surfaced a agenda, while pacts on trade, mercantile expansion for a people and thorough growth for Muslims in southern Thailand were also signed.

Bangkok done a preference to repudiate a ask by Justo, a former PetroSaudi International employee, to offer a residue of his three-year jail tenure in his local country, Switzerland.

News portal Sarawak Report and Le Temps then claimed that Bangkok done a preference underneath outmost pressure.

Tengku Sariffuddin also pronounced that for dual years, former primary apportion Tun Mahathir Mohamad has waged a debate to replace a democratically-elected government, all for greedy domestic advantage to advantage his son Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir.

He said, when Mahathir’s debate failed, he shamefully called for unfamiliar involvement in his possess nation and as partial of this, he had used a narrow-minded domestic blog Sarawak Report to change vital western media.

“In turn, Sarawak Report has consistently widespread fake smears and antagonistic misinformation to western media, some of whom have deserted correct journalistic beliefs by edition grave allegations formed quite on claims from unknown sources all fed to them by politically-motivated parties,” he said.

He pronounced a fake allegations published by Le Temps was a latest instance where they attributed these to unnamed unknown sources, though in fact a smears were briefed to them by Sarawak Report.

“As partial of a now informed pattern, these “sources” unsuccessful to supply any justification to behind adult their claims since nothing exists,” he added.

Justo pleaded guilty on Aug 17, 2015 to attempting to extort PetroSaudi International, that had exchange with 1Malaysia Development Berhad.

The justice systematic a jail tenure to start on Jun 22, 2015 a day Justo was arrested during Koh Samui review island in southern Thailand.

He was charged underneath Section 338 of a Thai Penal Code that carries a jail tenure of one to 10 years and a excellent of between 2,000 baht (RM237) and 20,000 baht (RM2,378). – Bernama

Article source: http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/09/21/pms-aide-malaysia-had-no-hand-in-justos-thai-case/