Dr M: Malaysia has the right not to extradite Zakir Naik

Published on 10 Jun 2019 7:49:59 PM

Malaysia has the right not to extradite controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik if he is not going to be accorded fair justice, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

The premier said that after opening the affordable homes scheme at Lipat Kajang in Jasin on Monday, adding that the situation was the same with Australia not sending back Sirul Azhar Umar, a former bodyguard who was sentenced to death in 2015 for the murder of Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu.