GEORGE TOWN: MCA will not contest the Bukit Gelugor by-election on May 25 because it has to focus all its strength on preventing the constitutional crisis triggered by PAS’ plan to implement hudud in Kelantan.
The Islamist party wants to table a Private Member’s Bill in Parliament next month on the matter.
MCA, said party president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, had a duty to defend the Federal Constitution and would be going around the country to garner public support against PAS’ hudud.
A “Safeguard the Federal Constitution” committee, headed by MCA deputy president Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong, had been forme…
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