MALACCA, 18 March 2009: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Youth today lodged a report with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for it to investigate the alleged involvement of Malacca Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam in money politics.
Its head, Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Hakim, said action was needed as the issue involved abuse of power and money politics, which was an offence.
This is not merely Umno’s internal issue but an offence committed by Mohd Ali under the MACC Act,” he told reporters outside the MACC office in Jalan Taming Sari, here.
Shamsul, who was accompanied by about 30 supporters, was however challenged by over 200 Umno supporters who gathered there at 2pm to express their support for Mohd Ali.
Police officers on duty managed to control the tense situation which almost caused a commotion.
Kota Melaka Umno division vice-chief, Shadan Othman, said PKR should not meddle in Umno’s internal affairs.
“We ask that PKR first solve its own internal problems,” he said. — Bernama