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Terengganu crisis: PAS not interested in enticing BN assemblymen

Published on May 13, 2014 8:04 PM
Hours after Seberang Takir assemblyman Datuk Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman was appointed as the new Mentri Besar of Terengganu, his predecessor Datuk Seri Ahmad Said (above) announced his resignation from Umno. -- PHOTO: BHM

KUALA TERENGGANU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) is not interested in enticing the three former Barisan Nasional (BN) assemblymen who turned independent, in order to form a new state government.

Instead, state PAS commissioner Satiful Bahri Mamat said the opposition party prefers to battle it out in fresh polls.

"We are not interested in courting the three. For us, we prefer to leave it to the rakyat and let them choose their government in a fresh state polls.

"We want the state government to be dissolved. The fact is Barisan now do not have the majority to govern the state. Leave it to the people as it is the most gentlemanly thing to do. After all, they caused this problem themselves," said Satiful at a press conference here on Tuesday.

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