Home > News > Nation
Saturday February 9, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Wednesday April 17, 2013 MYT 12:02:58 PM
by ian mcintyre
GEORGE TOWN: A man who claims to be the personal assistant to Selangor state executive councillor Ronnie Liu has resigned saying he has lost confidence in his boss.
Jafrei Nordin told a press conference here that he was dissatisfied with Liu's conduct as a state exco member and over his refusal to answer allegations of corruption aimed at him.
Jafrei said he would formally submit his resignation letter within the next few days.
He also said he was unhappy with DAP for allowing Liu to allegedly undermine the interests of DAP and PKR in Selangor, stressing that he was aware of such plans.
He cited for example, plans by DAP to woo former Cabinet minister Datuk Zaid Ibrahim to contest on the socialist party ticket in the state and efforts to sideline the Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim, who he claimed was branded by some groups there as Khalid Gagap (Nervous Khalid) due to his indecisive nature.
The plan, he claimed, was to ensure that DAP remains strong in Selangor at the expense of PKR or PAS.
He also claimed that he decided to announce his resignation in Penang as he was worried about the safety of his family in Selangor.
Liu denied that Jafrei was part of his office organisation.
“Three years ago, he volunteered to work for me and I accepted it. But he then disappeared. I suspect that he was bought over by our (political) rivals.”
Jafrei, however, claimed that he has documents to prove his involvement in Liu's office.
Nibong Tebal MP Tan Tee Beng, who helped to facilitate the press conference, said he advised Jafrei not to place “all his cards on the table” yet because DAP is prone to misleading the people.
“Jafrei is a friend who came to me for help as he is afraid of Liu,” he said adding that there was a letter from Khalid's office addressing Jafrei as Liu's personal assistant.
Tags / Keywords:
Nation, News, Politics, Politics, tan tee beng and ronnie liu, GE13
Youth group calls for opposition figures to put aside their egos
Selangor to remain stable under Azmin, say academics
CWC meetings chaired by Subra invalid, claims Sothi
China passes national security law: officials
Tajuddin: BN has given its best
FitForLife heads to Penang
Additional remand for couple suspected in Kelantan child abuse case
1MDB: Will PAC probe 'missing RM42bil'
Dr Mahathir hits out sarcastically at calls to liberalise auto industry
Celebrate Raya in style with GEMFIVE
The 3 unexpected life events that leave us in debt
Francis Yeoh donates RM4.2mil to struggling Rome opera
David's reign extends to 9th year but Egyptian rival closes
Power to maximise space
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)