Adakah Muhyiddin sedang merasuah pengundi di Sabah? (Malay/English)

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Isn't that an inducement, Muhyiddin?

[ENGLISH VERSION BELOW] Gabungan Pilihan Raya Bersih dan Adil (Bersih 2.0) merujuk kepada laporan berita bahawa Perdana Menteri Muhyiddin Yassin telah menyerahkan cek cura (mock cheque) bernilai RM60 juta kepada wakil nelayan dan petani dalam satu majlis di Beaufort, Sabah.

Turut hadir adalah Menteri Pertanian Dr Ronald Kiandee dan penyandang serta calon dewan undangan negeri Klias Isnin Aliasnih.

Seksyen 10(a) Akta Kesalahan Pilihan Raya menyatakan bahawa mana-mana orang semasa pilihan raya memberikan wang atau sebarang balasan bernilai untuk mempengaruhi mana-mana pengundi hendaklah disifatkan sebagai melakukan kesalahan penyogokan.

Dilaporkan juga bahawa beliau telah mengulangi seruan untuk orang Sabah memilih parti yang selari dengan Putrajaya kerana negeri yang diperintah selari dengan parti pemerintah di persekutuan akan menerima lebih peruntukan dalam ucapan beliau di Beaufort.

Muhyiddin dengan jelas menggunakan kedudukannya dan sumber kerajaan untuk mempengaruhi pengundi di Sabah untuk mengundi calon yang selari dengan Perikatan Nasional.

Kami menggesa pihak Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya (SPRM) untuk menyiasat tindakan rasuah oleh perdana menteri dan terhadap semua yang menggunakan kedudukan mereka serta sumber kerajaan bagi memancing undi.

Orang ramai yang menghadiri ceramah di Beaufort juga perlu membuat laporan polis apa yang mereka dengar dan saksikan di ceramah tersebut serta menjadi saksi sebarang siasatan.

Bersih 2.0 juga menyeru untuk pengundi menolak calon yang ingin menjadi ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri Sabah yang melanggar undang-undang. Undilah calon yang mematuhi undang-undang dan menghormati semua undang-undang terutamanya Akta Kesalahan Pilihan Raya.

Jawatankuasa pemandu Bersih 2.0

English version

Is Muhyiddin bribing voters in Sabah?

The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) refers to news reports of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s handing over mock cheques worth over RM60m to representatives of fishermen and farmers at an event in Beaufort, Sabah yesterday. Alongside him was the Agricultural Minister Ronald Kiandee and Perikatan Nasional’s (PN) incumbent candidate for Klias, Isnin Aliasnih.

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Section 10(a) of the Election Offences Act 1954 states that anyone who during an election gives money or any valuable consideration to induce any voters to vote for a candidate is deemed to have committed the offence of bribery.

It was also reported that, in his speech at the Beaufort event, he reiterated his call that the people of Sabah should vote for the same parties which hold power in Putrajaya, as states that are ruled by the same parties at the federal level tend to receive more.

Muhyiddin is clearly using his position and government funds to induce voters in Sabah to vote for parties and candidates aligned to his Perikatan Nasional government.

We call on the Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to investigate such acts of corruption by the PM and all who would use their position and resources to fish for votes.

Members of the public who were at the event in Beaufort should also make police reports of what they heard and become witnesses in any investigations.

Bersih 2.0 also calls on voters to reject law-breaking candidates who aspire to be lawmakers in the Sabah State Assembly. Vote for clean and law-abiding candidates who respect all existing laws, including the Election Offences Act.

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lanaibeach
lanaibeach
20 Sep 2020 1.56pm

Moo runs foul
On the election law
He shouldn’t be exempted
He has to face the charge

But will Macc investigate?
The head will not say
Unless it was LGE
He would jump right in

Bersih will have to file its report
Moo has run foul on the Election Offences Act 1954
He has to face his consequences
By using government assets to fish for votes

Because he thinks he can escape
Macc chief will not dare to file his report
As such Bersih has to get the balls rolling
Nobody is above any law

This is how the back door work
It takes a leaf from cash is king
The consequences will be facing jail
Yet Moo isn’t worried he still preached it