Former Bersatu MPs confident seats won’t be declared vacant

They say party only passed amendments to its constitution on April 1, after they declared support for PM.

THE six MPs who have ceased to be Bersatu members said they were confident their seats would not be declared vacant by Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Johari Abdul.

Speaking on behalf of the six, Labuan MP Datuk Suhaili Abdul Rahman said after discussions with their lawyers, they believed their parliamentary seats would not be vacated as Bersatu only passed amendments to its constitution on April 1.

He said the changes were only made after the six MPs strayed from party lines and declared support for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

“We are still legitimate MPs and have never left the party that we joined. We were sacked, and because of that, we are confident that we remain MPs,” he told a press conference in parliament today.

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