By Chok Sim Yee

Who own these house, lux­ury cars and pri­vate jet? – Warisan

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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) has re­quested clar­i­fi­ca­tion from two Umno lead­ers whether or not they own lux­ury as­sets, in­clud­ing a pri­vate jet, seafront man­sion and fleet of high-end ve­hi­cles.

Warisan vice pres­i­dent Junz Wong claimed an Umno leader in Sabah was al­legedly seen alight­ing from a pri­vate jet on Mon­day.

Ac­cord­ing to sources, he said the pri­vate jet be­longed to a for­eign com­pany reg­is­tered in Birm­ing­ham and thus the party was un­able to find out the iden­tity of the plane’s owner.

Wong, who is also Likas assem­bly­man, said there was a Face­book post­ing al­leg­ing that the pri­vate jet was owned by the Umno leader.

As such, the party re­quested the leader to clar­ify whether the pri­vate jet was owned by him or the State Gov­ern­ment.

Wong made the call in a joint press con­fer­ence with Warisan Wira chief Dato’ Mohd Azis bin Haji Jam­man here yes­ter­day.

He also sought clar­i­fi­ca­tion from an­other Umno leader as to whether he owned a col­lec­tion of lux­ury ve­hi­cles and seafront man­sion in Pu­tatan.

He said the man­sion even has a swim­ming pool and in­door bad­minton court, while the multi-mil­lion col­lec­tion of lux­ury ve­hi­cles com­prised two Lam­borgh­i­nis, a Fer­rari, Mercedes-Benz S Class, Range Rover, two Nis­san GT-Rs, As­ton Martin, Audi and Toy­ota FJ Cruiser.

“We would like to ask the leader whether he or his fam­ily mem­bers own the house and cars.”

Mohd Azis added that the leader was a for­mer teacher and an of­fi­cer at the Labour Depart­ment be­fore join­ing pol­i­tics.

The point is, Wong said, As­sis­tant Fi­nance Min­is­ter Datuk Ram­lee Marha­ban had ac­cused Warisan pres­i­dent cum for­mer min­is­ter of ru­ral and re­gional de­vel­op­ment, Datuk Seri Shafie Ap­dal, say­ing that the lat­ter could have done more for the peo­ple.

“Shafie could have done a lot more for him­self, be­ing Umno’s third high­est man, be­ing in the fed­eral cab­i­net for 22 years and pol­i­tics in Umno for over 30 years.”

Yet Shafie only owns a house at Ta­man Golf View in Kota Kinabalu, in ad­di­tion to his fam­ily home in Sem­porna while his house in Kuala Lumpur was a rented prop­erty, Wong said.

On an­other mat­ter, Mohd Azis re­futed Barisan Na­sional (BN) Youth chief Khairy Ja­malud­din’s state­ment call­ing on youths not to be fooled by Warisan’s empty prom­ises of bring­ing change to Sabah.

Mohd Azis said BN had been in the State for 54 years yet many Saba­han young­sters had to travel to West Malaysia for work due to the lack of job op­por­tu­ni­ties here.

He said many Saba­hans for the first time had ob­tained schol­ar­ship from Ma­jlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) when Shafie was in charge of the gov­ern­ment agency.

“We chal­lenge Khairy to let us know how many Saba­hans ob­tained Pub­lic Ser­vice Depart­ment (JPA) schol­ar­ship now,” he said, while also ques­tion­ing the num­ber of Saba­hans head­ing gov­ern­ment agen­cies.

In ad­di­tion, he said only a few com­pa­nies owned by Saba­hans made it to the main board of Bursa Malaysia.

“We want to know from him what Umno has done for Saba­han young­sters.”

Also present at the press con­fer­ence was Warisan Wira deputy chief Ni­cholas Chak.

From left, Mohd Azis, Wong and Chak show­ing pic­tures of the pri­vate jet, man­sion and lux­ury cars.

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