SPECIAL REPORT | In 1995, the DAP lost the Bukit Bintang constituency for the first time since the parliamentary seat was created in 1986.
The party's defeat was not through the ballot box, but rather due to a declaration by a man, who, more than a decade later, would become embroiled in one of the most serious judicial scandals in the country.
On Aug 2, 1995, High Court Judge Ahmad Fairuz Abdul Halim, in presiding over the Bukit Bintang election petition, disqualified Wee Choo Keong as MP due to a prior contempt of court conviction. Wee was with the DAP at the time...
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