The continuing saga of party defection in Perak...
Today, Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said several Pakatan Rakyat elected representatives in Perak would cross over to Barisan Nasional soon.
He said an official announcement would be made once the representatives had gone through all procedures to join BN.
The prime minister was speaking to reporters after launching the Federal Territories Day Festival at Taman Tasik Titiwangsa. (source: NST)
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And in Perak, Menteri Besar Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin has called on PKR Behrang state assemblyman Jamaluddin Mat Radzi and Mohd Osman Jailu (PKR-Changkat Jering) to declare their stand in the Pakatan Rakyat-led Perak government.
Nizar said the two could not be contacted by their family members since they went missing on Jan 26.
He was speaking at a news conference after chairing a meeting with state leaders from Pas, DAP and PKR at his residence in Ipoh.
Nizar said the state government may make a police report on their disappearance after discussion with their families.
Jamaluddin, 52, is the chairman of the Perak Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Committee and Osman, 57, heads the State Tourism and NGO committee.
They both face charges of corruption involving the approval of a development project worth RM180 million in Seri Iskandar and the case will be heard in the Sessions Court here on Feb 10.
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