Dr Mahathir said the money that went missing ‘belonged to the bank’ and not the country, and therefore he should not be blamed for it.
“I did not steal any money. No money went missing, what went missing was money belonging to the bank.
“I am not a bank manager, nor am I a bank advisor.
He was asked to respond to allegations made by former Senator Tunku Abdul Aziz Tunku Ibrahim in the column of an English daily here recently.
The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) advisory board chairman said Dr Mahathir had made some “outrageously questionable ventures” during his time as prime minister.
He then did not explain further about the BMF scandal.
by Hakim Joe