Militant threats - Horses’ Mouths – 19 January 2016

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SRC and RM2.6bil investigation

After observing the overall evidence in the investigation papers, the AGC has returned those investigation papers to get explanation from the MACC over several suggestions and actions recommended by them. The AGC has also ordered the investigation papers to be returned as soon as possible.

Mohamed Apandi, Attorney General, insisting that the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has to give "further explanation" over its probe into SRC International and the RM2.6bil political donation


It's not so tall but a few hundred sheets tall, not as tall as the A-G. So he wouldn't take that long to study them.

Dr Mahathir Mohamad, insistng that the A-G should not take long to study the investigation papers on SRC International and RM2.6 billion donation


We wish to clarify that the report saying 37 recommendations for prosecution have been made by the MACC against Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is untrue.

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), refuting a news portal report alleging it has submitted 37 recommendations to prosecute Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak in relation to its investigation into SRC International



Militant threats

We have regular talks and discussions with the police, but more towards curbing crime in Selangor.  However, the state government is ready to work with the police on the militant issue to play its role in the context of maintaining peace and security in the state.

Azmin Ali, Selangor MB, expressing the state’s preparedness to work with the police against crime, including the threat posed by the Islamic State (IS) militants



Be busybody

We need to be more alert on who are our neighbours by being inquisitive. This would help quick intervention if they are up to no good or if they posses any materials relating to bomb-making.

Idris Haron, Malacca Chief Minister, asking village headmen and residential associations committee members to be "busybodies" and keep an eye on suspicious neighbours in the wake of escalating terror attacks and threats in the region



Countering terrorism

Yes, of course, we use all laws available in the country to foil these activities. We have enough laws at the moment – we have Sosma, Poca and Pota. The NSC  (National Security Bill) has not been gazetted nor used yet, but it will help, I believe.

Khalid Abu Bakar, IGP, stressing that the police will use all laws available in the country to counter terrorism


The Immigration official has the right to conduct a more thorough inspection if the individual is seen to be suspicious. Individuals under suspicion will be served with the Not to Land Notice (NTL) under Section 8 of the Immigration Act 1959/63 or detained for further investigation.

Mustafa Ibrahim, Immigration director-general, announcing that the department is tightening security surveillance at the country's entry points

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