Malaysian PM backs heir over Mongolia murder caseMalaysia's Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi on Monday defended his deputy, who is slated to take power next year, against allegations that he interfered in a high-profile murder case.
"I can't believe that he would be involved in abuse of power," Abdullah told reporters after a political website published an SMS exchange over the case allegedly between deputy prime minister Najib Razak and a lawyer.
"I believe in him that he would be a good person, he would be prime minister and provide leadership," Abdullah added.other related stories:
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