Security personnel shielded Abdul Khalid
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.