Ali James's eldest sister, Norlia Haji Ali, 53, today expressed his disappointment on his sister's political leanings to the right of Anwar Ibrahim.
When asked his views on the political stance James, Norlia insisted: "No words I want to say to James, may Allah show the right path to him."
According to him, James is now 'parted company' with other siblings, especially his own, and their sister, Ummi Hafilda which is the key witness in Anwar's sodomy case last 1997.
He said this was evident when James did not return to their mother's house in Klang Gate, near here, at all times Aidilfitri since 1997, especially when the siblings he was in the house. However, he would visit their mother when Norlia and Ummi is not in the house.
"But in 2007, James suddenly appeared on the first day of Eid and this year he also appeared in the Klang Gate (home of their mother), but only spend 15 minutes, without talking to our own brothers," he said.
He was found with Ummi Aidilfitri open house at the former Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad in Seri Kembangan, near here today.
Friction between James, UMI, Norlia and siblings arose in 1997 when neither read nor write a letter to Dr. Asked former Prime Minister Mahathir took James to work under him from Anwar was deputy prime minister.
Norlia added James in a family meeting that year was admitted Anwar is a biological brother and it is a benefit if he is friendly with Anwar as compared to other siblings.
In the meantime, Ummi told, James should be immediately returned to 'the beginning' and did not saddled with the luxuries enjoyed the opposition.
"What does it mean to be the Honourable James and number two in a political party in the country when he was not even able to remain on good terms with his siblings," said Norlia.