PUTRAJAYA, May 16 — The Election Commission will have a special public on Friday to plead a by-election for a Pujut state subdivision in Sarawak, pronounced EC authority Datuk Seri Mohd Hashim Abdullah.
He pronounced in a matter currently that a EC was strictly told of a empty chair by Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Speaker Datuk Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar today.
The chair fell empty after Dr Ting Tiong Choon of DAP was unfit as a state representative on May 12 for allegedly carrying Australian citizenship.
A suit seeking his suspension was upheld by 70 assemblymen in a 82-seat assembly. Ten assemblymen against it. — Bernama