A total of 22 Umno youth divisions in Selangor lodged police reports simultaneously against Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua.
Selangor Umno Youth information chief Sufarizul Mustafa said the reason for the police reports were due to the MP’s suggestion recently to scrap the discount for bumiputras when purchasing commercial properties and luxury homes in the state.
"The MP's suggestion can be considered insensitive and provocative in nature.
"It also challenges the Article 153 of the Federal Constitution (which safeguards the special position of Malays and bumiputra) and is an offence under the Sedition Act," said Sufarizul.
In the old school Umno's politics, Sufarizul and his division leaders are expecting to receive a pat on their back. Unfortunately, in today's political reality, Sufarizul and his division leaders are acting silly and childish.
Umno of the past was protecting poor Malay farmers and general workers. It was a voice of the downtrodden. Interestingly Sufarizul and his colleagues are now championing and protecting the rich.
Sufarizul should have taken up causes such as anti-corruption, the provision of low cost houses, employment, access to good education, crime prevention and affordable healthcare which would have direct benefit to the poor and low income Malay families.
Is Sufarizul helping or destroying Umno's credentials?
Let's find out if the police are equally silly to investigate Tony.