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Only Johor Sultan has the courage to speak up against corruption in Mindef

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Hummer H1 – RIV RM690,000

UMNO cronies jack up prices for supplies to Mindef is not a news.

Malaysia armed forces will be humiliated in any conflict with foreign forces simply because the weapon and equipment purchased are low quality at extraordinary prices.

This RIV scandal highlighted by Johor Sultan is a tip of an iceberg.

The price is jacked up for more than four times like DEFTECH AV-8 8X8 armored vehicles!

My blog has highlighted several corruption cases in the Mindef,

– BN White Elephant # 8 :: Mindef purchased ‘gold plated’ armored vehicles with RM 7.55 billion

– Scorpion submarine purchase.

Zahid: Mindef not involved in alleged mark-up of vehicles

Michelle Chun

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20, 2012): Defence Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today said the ministry does not have a hand in the vastly differing costs of Rapid Intervention Vehicles (RIV) supplied to the Special Forces Regiment.

He said the ministry is investigating the price differences brought to its attention by Sultan Ibrahim Ismail of Johor on Sept 8 and will take action accordingly.

“I have gathered some information from the preliminary investigation conducted. If it was […]