Se­cu­rity per­son­nel shielded Ab­dul Khalid

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beaten as they used their body as a shield to pro­tect me,” he said, adding he would take the mat­ter to the Speaker’s of­fice and lodge a po­lice re­port .

Ab­dul Khalid said he was ear­lier alerted to the pres­ence of the group by se­cu­rity per­son­nel at the Par­lia­ment en­trance.

“They en­tered Par­lia­ment as nor­mal vis­i­tors but the se­cu­rity per­son­nel were aware of their in­ten­tions, so I was pro­tected,” he said.

Ta­jud­din, who con­firmed to Malaysi­akini that his son was among those who had con­fronted Khalid, de­nied spon­sor­ing the group’s en­try to the Par­lia­ment grounds.

“They were not pro­tect­ing me. They were pro­tect­ing the peo­ple of Pasir Salak. I am their elected rep­re­sen­ta­tive. What is wrong with them (do­ing so)?” Ta­jud­din said.

Deputy Home Min­is­ter Datuk Nur Ja­zlan Mo­hamed promised im­me­di­ate ac­tion by the po­lice.

“We need to know how these in­di­vid­u­als were al­lowed to come into the re­stricted area with­out be­ing in­vited by any party,” he told re­porters at the Par­lia­ment lobby .

Nur Ja­zlan said those who tres­passed into Par­lia­ment grounds could be shot by se­cu­rity forces.

“Any­body com­ing to Par­lia­ment with­out au­tho­ri­sa­tion can be shot. Signs to such ef­fect have been erected along the build­ing’s perime­ter,” he added.

The com­mo­tion that took place out­side Par­lia­ment yes­ter­day.

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