Tun M Suspects Someone In The Govt Is Helping Jho Low Evade Arrest

"Somebody is informing him (Jho Low)."

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad suspects sabotage within the government is one of the reasons why Malaysia has yet to apprehend fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho (Jho Low)

I think he (Jho Low) is hiding somewhere,” Tun Mahathir said when asked if information leakage could be one of the sabotages, as reported by New Straits Times.

Malaysia is currently looking for Jho Low to assist in investigations into the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal.

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One instance that led Tun Dr Mahathir to suspect sabotage is during a supposed arrest-mission in Hong Kong

"(Tun) Daim (Zainuddin) says somebody is informing him (Jho Low). One time he was in Hong Kong. When we reached Hong Kong, he had flown away already,” Tun Mahathir told the press at the ASEAN Leaders Gathering in Bali, Indonesia yesterday, 11 October.

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Previously, Tun Daim said that Jho Low had contacted him to request for immunity from the Malaysian government

However, the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairman rejected Low's request.

"He claimed he is innocent, so if you are innocent you come back here. Why you are running away?" Channel NewsAsia quoted Daim as saying.

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Malaysia has already seized Jho Low's luxury yacht Equanimity on 7 August and is now looking to bring back his RM200mil private jet:

Speaking of Jho Low, a movie of the book based on him is in the works and people want comedian Jason Leong to play the role:

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