'Gangster' drama - Ramkarpal gets new speaker's boot, Bung ducks

Kow Gah Chie & Geraldine Tong

Modified 18 Jul 2018, 8:26 am

PARLIAMENT | Ramkarpal Singh has become the first lawmaker to be given marching orders by the new Dewan Rakyat speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof.

The Bukit Gelugor MP was shown the exit for refusing to retract his earlier statement describing Umno Youth members as “gangsters (samseng)”.

This was after he cited a 2009 incident where his late father, former DAP national chairperson Karpal Singh was mobbed by a group of Umno Youth members...

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