DS Anwar Ibrahim conveyed the following message to the public through his lawyers on 22 July 2015:
“The authorities have finally made arrests in relation to the massive 1MDB financial scandal.
This scandal has exposed the shocking extent of the mismanagement and corruption high in the BN leadership, with the PM himself heavily implicated.
I had raised the mismanagement of 1MDB funds in Parliament since 2009, but nothing was done by the government or Umno!
Now the country faces billions in losses and international embarrassment; the value of the ringgit has plummeted and investor confidence shaken.
This affects the financial well-being of every Malaysian, for which the BN must answer.
Although a couple of arrests have now been made, it is reasonable for the public to remain skeptical, until action is taken against the primary actors in this scandal.
The authorities must also work with international organisations such as Interpol, as some key players/witnesses are overseas.
There must be resolute action, to restore public and investor confidence; no stone must be left unturned. No one, no matter how high up, must be let off.”
KEADILAN Communications Director
23 July 2015