PUTRAJAYA, April 30 (Bernama) -- Breaking through the police barrier during
Saturday’s assembly was a deliberate move, and a normal ''modus operandi'' of the
Claiming that it reflected the reputation of the opposition leader, former
prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said it was the norm for the opposition
to instigate the people first, and then disappear.
“Well, this was his (Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim) reputation the last time
(around) when they (opposition) demonstrated when I was the prime minister.
"He will instigate the people and then, he will disappear. That is normal
modus operandi by Anwar, he will instigate the people and then, he will run away
so that people can''t accuse him,” he told reporters at a press conference here
In a Malaysian Insider report today, Anwar, who is PKR advisor, and PKR
deputy president Azmin Ali, denied that they were ''signalling'' to break into a
police barrier during the rally, insisting that the opposition leader had asked
the PKR deputy president to negotiate with the police.
Dr Mahathir said, overturning the police car was a deliberate action of the
opposition. So, too, was the manner the policemen were beaten up.
“I don’t know whether you want to believe it or not, I saw the people
overturning the car, and they don’t look like policemen to me," he added.
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