A one-hour DVD recording circulated anonymously last week showed Health Minister Chua Soi Lek, a married man with kestie morassi nude pics children, performing sexual acts with the woman in a lek room. Chua, 61, acknowledged Tuesday he was the man in the video, scandal described the woman as a chua friend.
The former physician has risen fast in the government in recent years, but chua scandal turned mauzy naked a high-profile embarrassment for Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, who brought Chua into the Cabinet in Chua said he was resigning immediately scandal health minister, a member of Parliament and vice president of the Malaysian Chinese Association, the No.
On Tuesday, he had said he would sex quit his Cabinet post despite concerns lek the scandal would provide political ammunition for opposition groups, which often raise allegations of government immorality and misconduct.
An about turn Chua told reporters Wednesday he felt the need to take responsibility for his actions.
Hiddencam - Malaysian Minister of Health Chua Soi Lek
I never said that it was not me in the DVD. I never video said that it was doctored. The about-turn appeared aimed at helping the government curtail any political fallout ahead of general elections widely expected by mid Abdullah described the resignation as appropriate, saying it was soi discussed at Wednesday's Cabinet meeting. He said an acting health minister would be appointed from Chua's party.
Chua had apologized to his family and supporters Tuesday. He said he did video make the film, suggesting it was made by his political rivals. In a statement Tuesday, Chua's wife said she stood by her husband. As soi minister, Chua has been praised for cutting bureaucratic delays in the medical service and working to combat AIDS, smoking and poor sex habits.