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Malaysian Opposition Figure Arrested for Breaching Bank Law

August 2, 2012
TrustLaw website
A senior Malaysian opposition politician, who made a series of revelations on alleged government wrongdoing, was arrested for disclosing bank details related to a high-profile corruption case involving the family of a former minister. The charges against Rafizi Ramli, head of strategy for the opposition Pakatan Rakyat party, adds to a tense political atmosphere ahead of elections that must be held by early next year and which are expected to be closely fought.