A minister says by law a prisoner will have to serve at least a third of his jail sentence before he can apply for a royal pardon.
Forces against Zahid and the unity government have pushed to support the bid by Najib’s family. Their aim is to discredit both Zahid and Anwar with the tactic.
Did Jeniri not attach any importance to the values of dignity, integrity and a life based on principles?
Umno has the right to fight for Najib’s pardon, but all this has to be done in accordance with due procedures without exerting any additional pressure on the royalty.
Granting Najib a royal pardon will open the flood gates to anger, and lead Malaysia down a path that will change the country's dynamics.