KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will be asked to give his statement to the police regarding his claim that the king and other rulers had been placed under house arrest.
When met at the Pusat Perubatan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (PPUKM) during on Friday, Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said that police are currently looking into the matter and would seek clarification from the former prime minister.
â€œWe will take his (Tun Dr Mahathir) statement when the time is right,â€ he said.
On May 23, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission adviser Tunku Abdul Aziz Tunku Ibrahim lodged a report against Dr Mahathir regarding his claims, and said that allegations were â€œfalse and mischievousâ€.
Dr Mahathir had claimed that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and other rulers had been placed under house arrest to prevent them from receiving the signatures of those who supported the Citizensâ€™ Declaration.