Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the coalition was now desperate and had resorted to dirty tactics to achieve its aim.
said the coalition had intentionally created a situation of fear among
the public to prevent the people from going out to cast their votes on
"This is because they know, if many voters do not go out
to vote, it will adversely affect Barisan Nasional's (BN) chances
because normally, if the voter turn-out is high, it will be in favour of
BN," he said on TV3's 2013 Mandate programme.
The prime minister was interviewed by Media Prima News and Editorial Operations executive director Datuk Ahmad A. Talib in the hour-long programme.
who is Barisan chairman, said the Pakatan coalition had also hoodwinked
and exploited the international community into making them sceptical of
the election process in Malaysia.
"If they (Pakatan) lose, they
have mind-conditioned the people, and via the international media, that
there is fraud and they want to discredit the election process in
Malaysia, and also the results.
"They want to deny us the victory," he added.
Najib said he received information of party workers in Pakatan being trained to create disorder.
such, he advised the people not to be afraid, especially to go out to
exercise their right as voters, because the Election Commission and the
police had taken the necessary measures to prevent quarters from
intentionally creating nuisance or disturbance on polling day.
refuted allegations by Pakatan that Barisan was planning to exploit the
May 13, 1969 incident, and also distributed messages aimed at
instilling hatred among the people for Barisan.
"We are not idiots. Why should we send messages which are self-destructive?," he asked.