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Drop Shabudin as MP, women's groups petition PM

Annabelle Lee
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Over twenty women's groups nationwide are petitioning Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to remove Tasek Gelugor MP Shabudin Yahaya over his remarks in Parliament last week.

Shabudin had suggested that marriage between a rapist and his victim could serve as a remedy for social problems.

“We have collected signatures from organisations today to remove such a person from Parliament, this petition will be sent to the prime minister next week,” Federation of Chinese Associations Malaysia (Hua Zong) Women’s Wing head Ng Geok Chee told a press conference in Kuala Lumpur yesterday afternoon...

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