KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 – Tens of police reports have been lodged by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and political parties against Parti Keadilan Rakyat vice-president Tian Chua(Pic) for allegedly politicising the intrusion tragedy in Lahad Datu, Sabah.
In PERLIS, Kangar police received 19 reports against Tian Chua lodged by various NGOs and political parties yesterday.
Approximately 150 members of the political parties and the NGOs also staged peaceful demonstration in front of the police headquarters condemning the PKR vice-president with their placards and banners.
In PENANG, seven NGOs, including Malay rights group Perkasa, Federation of Peninsula Malay Students (GPMS), Malaysian Missionary and Welfare Association (Pekida), as well as Malaysian Silat Federation (Pesaka) also lodged police
reports against Tian Chua at the Timur Laut police headquarters.
Three other NGOs, namely Barat Daya Ex-Servicemen Association, Balik Pulau Single Mothers Association and Balik Pulau Umno Youth and Wanita, on the other hand, called on the police to carry out thorough investigation on the PKR leader.
In KELANTAN, over 100 contractors from Tumpat branch of the Association of Malay Contractors of Malaysia staged a peaceful demonstration in front of Tumpat Unity Complex, condemning the statement made by Tian Chua. In MELAKA, approximately 150 residents in Alor Gajah, including members of several NGOs, also gathered peacefully for about 30 minutes at Dataran Keris, urging Tian Chua to make a public apology for his statement.
They also carried banners and placards with the words ‘Jangan Hina Wira Negara’ (Don’t Insult National Heroes) and ‘Tian Chua Biadap, Nyah Kamu dari Malaysia’ (Tian Chua is Rude, Get out of Malaysia). Tian Chua’s statement in the KeadilanDaily portal alleged that the gunfire in Kampung Tanduo, Lahad Datu Sabah was an Umno conspiracy to divert the attention of the people and frighten them.