PCM vice-president Huan Cheng Guan says a recent incident in Perak proves that DAP is capable of uncivilised politics and therefore must be rejected by voters.
Athi Shankar, FMT
GEORGE TOWN: DAP often accuses its rivals of practicing uncivilised and uncouth politics but Parti Cinta Malaysia (PCM) vice-president Huan Cheng Guan said the former does the same.
He cited a recent incident in Ipoh’s Taman Kaya as an example.
“With this type of nonsense, they want to rule Putrajaya?” he said, calling on voters to punish the arrogant DAP for behaving like a “tokong”.
He was referring to an article and video posting in the Perak-based media portal – Media Perak – that showed DAP Ipoh Garden East branch chairman Lee Chee Seng and his wife Irene Yow, with a group of residents, blocking a car from leaving Taman Kaya.
Media Perak claimed that its two reporters and a social activist were held like hostages in the car for nearly two hours.
It claimed that the trio were also abused with racist slurs such as “Indian Pariah”, “Indian Pariah Lawyer” and “Malay Kui.”
Media Perak claimed that the residents were DAP members and Lee’s branch came under DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang’s Ipoh Timur parliamentary constituency.
The article claimed that during the incident, the trio contacted in vain the area’s elected representative, Canning assemblyman Wong Kah Woh, for help.
But the assemblyman only returned the call to one reporter the next day merely to tell that he cannot possibly attend to their needs because Lee and the other residents were his voters.
Huan said the video clearly showed DAP leaders and members being aggressive and intimidating against independent journalists.
He said DAP leaders should learn to walk the talk on freedom of press and expression, human and democratic rights.
“The party often calls its rivals hooligans when it is no better. It’s like the pot calling the kettle black. The video showed [DAP) was blacker,” slammed Huan.