PKR to sue Kedah reps RM10 million each for quitting party

Sidam assemblyman Robert Ling Kui Ee and Lunas assemblyman Azman Nasarudin announcing their resignation from PKR at a press conference earlier today.

ALOR SETAR: Kedah PKR says it will sue the two assemblymen who quit the party today RM10 million each for “betraying” the party and voters.

State PKR chief Johari Abdul said Sidam assemblyman Robert Ling Kui Ee and Lunas assemblyman Azman Nasarudin had taken an oath not to jump ship prior to the election and were aware of the legal consequences of doing so.

“They will be served with the lawsuits and will have to face the consequences of their actions.

“They were YBs of PKR and voted not based on who they were, but the party they represented. I am confident that the people in Lunas and Sidam are upset by their decision to leave the party,” he said at a press conference here today.

The duo declared themselves as independents earlier today, citing differences with the PKR central leadership and party president Anwar Ibrahim.

Johari said by quitting PKR and showing their support for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, Azman and Ling had declared support for Perikatan Nasional as well, “leaving PKR and its 22-year struggle to care for the people”.

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