KUALA LUMPUR – Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) has announced today that it has instructed its lawyers to send letters of demand to 20 former MPs and assemblyman demanding a sum of RM10 million for abandoning the party.
In a statement released today, PKR treasurer-general Lee Chean Chung said that the amount is for the compensation signed by the lawmakers for defecting the party.
The letter of demand will require them to pay to amount within 7 days. Failure to pay the amount will result to court charges and proceedings.
The letter will be sent to the following former PKR members:
Gombak MP Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali
Ampang MP Zuraida Kamaruddin
Indera Mahkota MP Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah
Bandar Tun Razak MP Datuk Kamaruddin Jaffar
Nibong Tebal MP Datuk Mansor Othman
Batu Pahat MP Datuk Rashid Hasnon
Segamat MP Datuk Seri Dr Santhara Kumar
Saratok MP Ali Biju
Ranau MP Jonathan Yasin
Selangau MP Baru Bian
Dr Chong Fat Full
Datuk Muhammad Jailani Khamis
Datuk Abdul Yunus Jamahri
Muhammad Hilman Bin Idham
Dr Robert Ling Kui Ee
Haniza Mohamed Talha
Zulkifli Ibrahim All of the former member listed about have since defected from PKR and pledged their allegiance to the Perikatan Nasional government.