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Dr M, Umno leaders call for end to 1MDB scandal

They condemn a crackdown on dissent; move signals a divide within the coalition

(From left) Mr Muhyiddin, Dr Mahathir and Tengku Razaleigh at the news conference where Mr Muhyiddin said: "Umno has a certain culture . . . you tend to suppress your feelings. What I'm asking is for them to be more expressive through the many platforms. Do not be fearful if what you're doing is right."

Kuala Lumpur

FORMER Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad and some leaders of the ruling party jointly demanded resolution of the 1MDB state fund scandal on Monday and condemned a crackdown on dissent, signalling a divide within the coalition.

Dr Mahathir has openly called for