ALOR GAJAH – Puteri UMNO Saturday lodged a police report against the ‘Sarawak Report’ news portal over an article which it claimed was aimed at defaming and discrediting the reputation of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
Its chief, Datuk Mas Ermieyati Samsudin, said the article on the controversial issue of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) funds seemed intended to influence the people.
“The article is clearly an attempt to defame and discredit the reputation of Datuk Seri Najib (Tun Razak) and his leadership, which we believe is malicious and foul.
“Puteri (UMNO) calls for a thorough investigation against those who published the defamatory article,” she told reporters after lodging the report at the Masjid Tanah police station in Alor Gajah.
Mas Ermieyati claimed that the article quoted sources which did not show sound proof, and this had a negative effect on Malaysians and people elsewhere. – Bernama