1,000 PPBM members make good on walkout threat
Norariff’s father, who received a distress call from his son, rushed to the scene and found him on the ground surrounded by onlookers. It was believed that the victim was attacked by 10 to IPOH: About 1,000 Perak Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) members quit the party yesterday when their demand for party president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to be responsible for all deviations in the party at the state and national level was ignored.
Former state PPBM chief registrar Azrul Suhadi Ahmad Mokhtar said the decision was made since their May 20 demand, calling for Muhyiddin to resign as party president, was snubbed.
Azrul Suhadi said Perak PPBM members announced their walkout as a sign of refusing to collaborate with Muhyiddin.
“We voiced our demand a week ago, but the president chose to ignore it. He did not even make any statement to defend himself or the party.
“So, I announce the resignation of Perak PPBM members with immediate effect,” he said in Taman Cempaka here yesterday.
Azrul Suhadi also reminded PPBM leaders to reflect on themselves and there was no need to blame anybody over the party’s conflict.
Asked whether they would form a new party or collaborate with other parties, former Pasir Salak parliamentary PPBM coordinator Mohamad Hasan said they were open to those options. 15 men for allegedly having an affair with a woman, who was undergoing divorce proceedings.
The court set bail at RM5,000 in one surety for each accused and fixed June 6 for mention.
The eight accused being led out of the Shah Alam magistrate’s court yesterday.