perak-showdown

Attention would be on what’s going on in Perak today’s. Barisan Nasional effectively gathering all its might to stop Sivakumar from holding an emergency meeting of state assembly.

Yesterday – it was reported the gates to government’s properties have been effectively locked. The police – in an unusual manner interfere by saying the state assembly sitting illegal and have mobilised the Federal Reserve Unit to prevent any illegal gathering at the State Secretariat Building here where the State Assembly is housed.

To aggravate the situation, Speaker V. Sivakumar on Monday announced that he was suspending the assembly’s secretary Abdullah Antong Sabri with immediate effect and that the emergency meeting of the assembly scheduled for tomorrow would go ahead as planned.

“Further to Abdullah’s suspension, I have appointed Mohd Misbahul Munir Masduki as the assembly’s secretary,” he said according to Bernama.

Mohd Misbahul is the political secretary to former Perak Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin. Abdullah yesterday had issued a statement that the decision of Sivakumar in calling for the emergency sitting of the assembly was illegal as it did not get the consent of Sultan Azlan Shah of Perak.

Watch out this page for more drama.