KLANG: The Kuala Langat PKR division has issued a statement disassociating itself from Datuk Dr Xavier Jayakumar following his departure from the party.
Division deputy chief Mohd Afiq Mohd Tuniman issued the statement, saying that the constituency's grassroots will ensure “traitors” will not get a place in Kuala Langat in the next general election.
"Kuala Langat Keadilan (PKR) is determined to clean-up and strengthen the division to ensure we can better serve the people.
Dr Xavier helmed the division before leaving the party as a member and as a vice-president.
"Kuala Langat PKR also vows full loyalty and support to the party and the leadership of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and will not compromise with any individual who is closely linked to the Perikatan Nasional government," said Mohd Afiq.
In announcing his resignation, Dr Xavier had also said he would be in support of Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin's government.
"We will continue to defend the people's mandate given in the 14th General Election and will not allow space for party traitors or anyone who try to bring in bad elements to destroy the party," he added.
He said the Kuala Langat division also condemned the methods used by Perikatan to increase its support, adding that Dr Xavier's departure from the party did not in any way effect the division.
Earlier in the statement, Mohd Afiq said the division was saddened with the announcement made by Dr Xavier, who is also the Kuala Langat MP.