JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Sultan of Johor gave a sound warning to all politicians, reminding them not to intervene in palace affairs or make statements that are linked to the palace.
Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar said he wanted to give the advice to all politicians in view of some of the recent arrogant statements made by certain people.
"This is a warning to all politicians and among them, the Kempas assemblyman.
"There are even those who said they want to whack my son. Are these the leaders that we should respect?" he said in a speech after attending Friday prayers.
The Sultan earlier launched the Masjid Tunku Laksamana Abdul Jalil at the Johor state police headquarters.
Kempas assemblyman Tengku Putra Haron Aminurrashid Tengku Hamid Jumat reportedly said a foreign billionaire had signed a memorandum of understanding with a member of a royal family to provide security services in Iskandar Malaysia.
It was reported in March that Singapore businessman Peter Lim's Soverus Group and the Sultan of Johor's son Tunku Abdul Rahman had teamed up to set up a premium security business in Iskandar Malaysia.
Soverus, a security solutions company in Singapore, signed a memorandum of understanding to tap into growing demand in Iskandar for private security services.
Soverus' business includes security consultancy, systems solutions, security systems, security tagging, cyber-security, big-data analytics, IT forensics and private investigations.