JOHOR BAHARU, May 30 (Bernama) -- Pulai Umno Youth and several
non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have lodged a police report against former
Perak menteri besar Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin over his "rude"
statement on the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim.
The report was lodged by Pulai Umno Youth executive secretary Asyik Rahmat
at the Tampoi police station at 9.30pm yesterday.
"We, as the people of Johor, are angry and offended by Mohammad Nizar''s
statement, implying that the Johor Sultan had misused public funds in the
purchase of the WWW1 plate number," he told a press conference, here, last
Also at the press conference were over 50 representatives and members of
Pulai Perkasa, Pekida of Kempas Zone, Skudai Kiri Rukun Tetangga and Persatuan
Dewan Belia Jaya.
Yesterday, the Tunku Mahkota of Johor, Tunku Ismail Idris in response to
Mohammad Nizar''s statement, said the plate number was purchased with the
Sultan''s personal money and not public funds.
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Hence, Pulai Perkasa and the NGos want Mohammad Nizar to openly apologise to
the Johor Sultan, saying the Sultan had been generous to the people, for
instance, through the Jelajah Kembara Mahkota programme.
Johor Wanita Umno chief Datuk Sharifah Azizah Syed Zain said the movement
regretted Mohammad Nizar''s statement, which further exposed his bad behaviour.
"It is better for Mohammad Nizar not to open his mouth and slandering the
Johor Sultan as he is not from the state and is ignorant of the Johor
sultanate''s background," she said.
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