Semporna, a scruffy port town on Malaysia's easternmost point, is an unlikely setting for a campaign launch. But this coastal enclave was where Prime Minister Najib Razak landed soon after Parliament was dissolved in his bid to secure another five-year mandate in the General Election on May 9.
Speaking to several thousand rural Sabahans, many bussed-in from villages and surrounding fishing hamlets, Datuk Seri Najib wasted no time telling his audience that their local hero had "stabbed him in the back".
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