Malaysian Home Minister says Hindraf chief free to return home

March 12th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI  


Kuala Lumpur, Mar 12 (ANI): Malaysian Home Minister Syed Hamid Albar has said that Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) chairman P. Waythamoorthy, whose passport has been revoked by the Malaysian Government, is free to return home.
The New Strait Times quoted Albar as saying that the government had never stopped Waythamoorthy from returning to Malaysia.
“We have just sent his new passport to the Malaysian High Commission office in London but he has yet to collect it.” he said.
Waythamoorthy, who has been in self-exile in London since November 2007, is said to be suffering from a rare heart condition, and news reports said he wants to return to Malaysia to recuperate after surgery in Britain. (ANI)

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