KL rebuts ex-minister's military land allegations

Former trade minister Rafidah Aziz made the sensational allegation that a company headed by three individuals known to Prime Minister Najib Razak now controls 480 sq km of ministry land under a privatisation deal on a 40-year lease.
Former trade minister Rafidah Aziz made the sensational allegation that a company headed by three individuals known to Prime Minister Najib Razak now controls 480 sq km of ministry land under a privatisation deal on a 40-year lease. PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

Defence ministry denies all of its land had been transferred to trio known to PM Najib

Malaysia's Defence Ministry has denied allegations by former trade minister Rafidah Aziz that huge parcels of ministry land had been misappropriated.

The ministry said "land swop" projects which it carried out with several companies followed government procedures.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 13, 2018, with the headline 'KL rebuts ex-minister's military land allegations'. Print Edition | Subscribe