GE15: I used a helicopter to reach my destination faster, but did not ‘steal’ money, says Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: The urgent need to reach his destination faster in the campaign trail prompted PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to use a helicopter.

“Or else, I will not reach my destination. But I did not ‘steal’ any money,” he said in his speech at Padang Taman Dato’ Senu here on Tuesday (Nov 15).

Anwar added that while campaigning in Kuala Kedah, he experienced an emergency landing due to the heavy rain.

“That was two days ago. Yesterday, in Bagan Datuk, the helicopter also faced some problems,” he added.

He also said some of his critics mentioned that he uses “expensive” cars when campaigning.

“I did not rent it. The owner, who is from Shah Alam, told me that since I will be going everywhere, even to Perlis, I can use the vehicle.

“But please return it back on Nov 20,” said Anwar, drawing laughter from the crowd.

“I am not a hypocrite like some ministers here.

“In Kuala Lumpur, he uses expensive cars, but when he returns to Kelantan, he uses Proton Saga,” added Anwar, without mentioning names.