MELAKA– Several UMNO factions in Melaka have rejected cooperation between Umno and Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) party leaders in the November 20 general election.
Speaking on behalf of the group, Datuk Seri Muhammad Ali Mohammed, Tanga Batu Umno branch chief, said the decision was made to respect the party’s basic demands and other possible reasons for cooperation.
“This decision is on the will of the key people. This is our last post and we will not discuss or discuss with Bersatu from now on,” he said.
Also present were Kota Melaka Umno division chief Datuk Abdul Razak Abdul Rahman, Hang Tuah Jaya division chief Datuk Mohammad Ridhwan Muhammad Ali and Alor Gazah deputy division chief Datuk Rozpandi Leman.
Muhammad Ali Umno wants Mufakat to strengthen national cooperation with MMB ahead of the Melaka election.
“Therefore, I urge all Umno and MMB members to unite for the benefit of all the people of Melaka in order to win the Melaka election,” he said.
State elections will be held on November 20 and candidates on November 8.
The state election was held after the dissolution of the Melaka State Assembly on October 4, which began after the four states refused to support Prime Minister Datuk Seri Suleiman Mohammed Ali.
Dr. Mahathir Denied Allegations Of Using Cryptocurrencies
Former Prime Minister Tun Mahathir Mohamad denied allegations that he used cryptocurrency because he only used Fiat money or tangible money.
Dr. Mahathir in a statement today said he would not urge the public to use cryptocurrencies, saying that advertisements or websites were scams, claiming that they were promoting the use of cryptocurrencies.
His office had filed allegations of fraud and corruption on his behalf prior to the widespread use of social media and the Internet. He said he had deceived people with fake business opportunities.
He asked the public to investigate his office.
“I will never be involved in an emergency plan,” he said in a statement.
Meanwhile, Dr. Mahathir, chairman of the Homeland Fighters Presidential team, announced his fortune while serving the government, saying it was something unbelievable worth billions.
“Obviously human beings are different, some are smarter, some do not exist and some are smarter and more influential,” he said.
Bakit Aman Said Four People Were Arrested In The KLIA On Charges Of Smuggling Drugs Worth Rs 8.1 Million
Among the four men arrested were two cargo transport workers working at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on suspicion of trying to smuggle 200 kilograms of drugs into New Zealand.
Bukit Aman Drug Research Department (JSJN) director Datuk Razarudin Husain said four locals aged between 34 and 59 were arrested in several raids at KLIA and the Klang Valley, from October 22 to 26.
He said the arrest was made after security data at the Malaysia Airport Berhad suspected the contents of five boxes carried by a man sent to Auckland.
“Police then searched the box declared electronic and found drugs,” he said.
“Two employees of the cargo airline were arrested as assistants to a group involved in exporting drugs abroad.
Razarudin said the initial police investigation found that the group had carried out four-drug exports from the country using the same method since April.
“Meanwhile, the police are gathering information about the leader and other members of the group, and we believe we will be arrested,” he said.
According to Razarudin, urine analysis found that one of the detainees had marijuana and all of them were detained until November 5. The case is being investigated under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.
Police also seized several items belonging to the suspect estimated to be worth Rs 234,955, including a Ford Ranger, Rs 3,560, and a watch.