Malay Indian MP sues Govt, Speaker for suspension from House

April 23rd, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI  

Kuala Lumpur, Apr.23 (ANI): The Malay Indian Member of Parliament from Puchong, Gobind Singh Deo, has filed a suit against the Dewan Rakyat Speaker, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nazri Aziz, the Dewan Rakyat secretary and the Government of Malaysia for his suspension from the House for a year, including losing his remunerations, was null and void.

Karpal Singh and Co represented him in the suit, reports The Star.

Last month, Gobind was suspended from Parliament for a year for alleging that Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, who was then deputy premier, was involved in a murder case and being in contempt of the House.

The suspension came after the Dewan Rakyat voted for a motion against him.

Gobind was told he would be paid any allowance or given any benefits accrued to MPs during the suspension. (ANI)

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