Klang MP seeks injunction to defer monsoon polls, cites flood risk

Incumbent Klang MP Charles Santiago is seeking a court order to stop the 15th general election from being held this year, even though Parliament has been dissolved.

(MMO) – He explained that he was taking the court route to prevent another possible disaster from happening, recalling that Klang was one of the worst-hit places during the December 2021 monsoonal floods.

“I have filed an injunction to stop the elections due to the upcoming rainy season and floods,” the DAP politician posted on his Facebook today.

Lawyer Surendra Ananth, who is representing Charles, told Malay Mail that the suit was filed yesterday at the High Court in Kuala Lumpur, adding that hearing has been set for October 20.

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