Dr M to former IGP Khalid over defamation claims: I'll see you in court
(Note: This story has been updated with Dr M's social media response.)
KUALA LUMPUR (May 4): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has already responded to a letter of demand (LOD) issued by former inspector-general of police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar that accused the former premier of defamation over his claim that there was a leak in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) task force in 2015, which the senior politician apparently attributed to Khalid.
Dr Mahathir's lawyer Mior Nor Haidir Suhaimi of Messrs Haidir & Co told theedgemarkets.com that the former premier had already filed his response to the LOD.
"Tun will issue a statement soon," he said, adding that more information will come later.
The former premier then went to Twitter this afternoon, where he confirmed that he had received the LOD from Khalid, and wrote that he would see Khalid in court. "I've instructed