Umno to pun­ish er­rant mem­bers

> Party study­ing video footage to iden­tify par­tic­i­pants: Tengku Ad­nan

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KUALA LUMPUR: Umno will take dis­ci­plinary ac­tion against party mem­bers who joined the il­le­gal assem­bly in the fed­eral cap­i­tal on Satur­day, said its sec­re­tary-gen­eral Datuk Seri Tengku Ad­nan Tengku Man­sor.

The Fed­eral Ter­ri­to­ries min­is­ter said the party was study­ing the footage of the rally to iden­tify Umno mem­bers who par­tic­i­pated in the Ber­sih 5 and Red Shirts Move­ment ral­lies, be­fore be­ing taken to the Umno Dis­ci­plinary Board.

“We will leave it to the dis­ci­plinary board to make a de­ci­sion and what it should do ... now we will look at all the footage of Satur­day’s ral­lies and see care­fully who took part.

“I am very dis­ap­pointed with what hap­pened, I my­self mon­i­tored it and found many things that should not have been done by Malaysians,” he told re­porters af­ter of­fi­ci­at­ing at the Kuala Lumpur Fed­eral Ter­ri­tory 2016 in­te­grated “War against Aedes” mega go­tong-roy­ong here yes­ter­day.

Tengku Ad­nan was also dis­ap­pointed with for­mer prime min­is­ter Tun Dr Ma­hathir Mo­hamad dan for­mer deputy prime min­is­ter Tan Sri Muhyid­din Yassin who joined the Ber­sih rally.

Mean­while, Tengku Ad­nan said Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) had yet to as­cer­tain the amount of losses in­curred and was study­ing the dam­age to pub­lic prop­erty dur­ing the ral­lies.

Ear­lier in his speech, he said, up till Nov 12, 7,833 dengue cases were re­ported in Kuala Lumpur and Pu­tra­jaya, an in­crease of 569 cases com­pared with 7,264 cases dur­ing the same pe­riod last year. “The cu­mu­la­tive num­ber of dengue deaths un­til Nov 12 is 18, com­pared with 32 deaths for the same pe­riod last year, rep­re­sent­ing a de­crease of 14 deaths,” he said.

He said dengue cases and deaths in the fed­eral cap­i­tal re­ported up till Nov 12 showed that Tun Razak par­lia­men­tary seat had the high­est num­ber of 1,095 cases and four deaths, fol­lowed by Segam­but par­lia­men­tary seat (899 cases, no deaths) and Se­ti­awangsa par­lia­men­tary seat (880 cases, two deaths).

Mean­while, he said the Air Panas Kam­pung Baru PPR hous­ing project ex­pe­ri­enced 10 episodes of dengue fever out­breaks this year with 44 cases com­pared with six out­breaks with 48 cases last year.

“I ap­peal to the com­mu­nity, es­pe­cially city res­i­dents to keep their res­i­den­tial sur­round­ings clean to pre­vent aedes mos­quito breed­ing grounds,” he said. – Ber­nama

The Ber­sih sup­port­ers at the height of the rally on Satur­day (top) and mem­bers of the Red Shirts walk­ing to­wards Dataran Merdeka (bot­tom).

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