KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 (Bernama) -- The Kuala Lumpur Petty Traders Action
Council today called off a planned protest against Bersih co-chairman Datuk S.
Its chairman, Datuk Jamal Md Yunus said the council abided by the police and
Kuala Lumpur City Hall''s orders to call off the plan to set up stalls in front
of Ambiga''s house in Bukit Damansara today and tomorrow.
However, the council gathered peacefully in front of Ambiga''s house and
handed over a memorandum, seeking compensation to recoup their losses during the
Bersih 3.0 rally in the capital on April 28.
The memorandum was received by national laureate Datuk A.Samad Said on
behalf of Ambiga in front of her house.
Samad also accepted another memorandum from Gerakan Belia Gagasan 1Malaysia
headed by Shahrul Nasrun Kamarudin, calling for Ambiga to apologise to all
Malaysians for tarnishing the country''s image.
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Speaking to reporters in front of Ambiga''s house, Jamal said the council
planned to hold a mammoth assembly at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium on June
He expected about 100,000 traders to turn up at the gathering.
About 60 traders and 200 members of Gerakan Belia Gagasan 1Malaysia held a
peaceful gathering for one hour in front of Ambiga''s house from 4.30pm.
Meanwhile, Brickfields police chief ACP Wan Abd Bari Wan Abd Khalid said
there were no untoward incident during the gathering.
"We gave both groups the opportunity to hand over their memorandums to
Ambiga before dispersing peacefully," he said.
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