KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin during his special address earlier today revealed that there were many quarters not happy with him because he did not want to entertain their demands.
He said several individuals who are being prosecuted for criminal offenses have been urging him to intervene in court affairs to acquit them.
It was understood that the Prime Minister was refering to Former Prime Minister Najib Razak, Zahid Hamidi and other political leaders who have ongoing court trials.
But, he said, he took a strong stance for not bowing down to the demands and pressures.
He added he oathed to stay honest and loyal to country, the king and constitution.
Transparency International Malaysia president Dr Muhammad Mohan described the matter as a serious issue involving the judiciary.
“The prime minister should lodge a police report since the matter is a serious issue since it involves people (urging him) to interfere with the judiciary,” he told Berita Harian today.