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Phantom voters 'flown in' to Malaysia

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The Malaysian opposition has accused the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition of bringing more than 40,000 foreigners into the country to vote for them in Sunday's election. 

A supporter of Malaysia's ruling Barisan Nasional coalition waves a banner during Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's launch of his election manifesto at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, a suburb of Kuala Lumpur, on April 6, 2013. Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has accused the Prime Minister's office of arranging for phantom voters to be 'flown in' to Malaysia, in order to vote for the coalition. (AFP Photo)

Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim claimed that the Prime Minister's Office had arranged for tens of thousands of suspect voters to enter from Sabah and Sarawak. He suggested that they had been flown into peninsular Malaysia on chartered flights. 

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