Umno sues two defectors, but open to accepting six others back into fold

Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa has confirmed that the party has sued two of its former MPs for leaving: Masjid Tanah MP Datuk Mas Ermieyati Samsudin and Bagan Serai MP Datuk Noor Azmi Ghazali.

(MMO) – Utusan Malaysia reported Annuar as saying that the party is still mulling whether to accept the return of six MPs who have left the party to become independent lawmakers prior to the leadership change last month.

“I cannot confirm until everything is done officially, so to verify it, better to ask the relevant people first. For the time being, we have discussed it but there is no specific decision yet,” he was quoted as saying on the sidelines of the Cameron Highlands by-election campaign.

He said the party had yet to receive member registration forms from the six.

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