PAS has issued a gag order to all its members from making any public statements on the get together’s internal affairs, together with issues associated to candidates fielded within the ongoing six state elections.
PAS secretary-general Takiyuddin Hassan in a press release final evening mentioned any questions or disputes that come up should be resolved by means of internal channels.
“In this case, all members should keep in mind that the candidates’ choice course of for Parliament and state assemblies was completed in accordance with clear provisions below the get together’s structure, not on calls for, stress, or affect of any events.
“The course of should undergo many ranges comprising the Syura Ulamak Council, PAS central working committee, and the PAS election division, taking into consideration varied views within the get together,” he mentioned.
“Therefore, any statements linked to such issues, extra so people who may threat affecting help for PAS-Perikatan Nasional, should be stopped instantly to stop PAS’ disciplinary authorities from initiating a continuing,” mentioned Takiyuddin.
While Takiyuddin (above) didn’t confer with any particular incidents, his assertion adopted two current internal disputes that went viral – on PAS’ candidate in Chempaka, Kelantan, and its transfer to make method for Gerakan president Dominic Lau to contest in Bayan Lepas, Penang.
In Chempaka, PAS member Nik Din Nik Mat, a youthful brother of the late former Kelantan menteri besar Nik Abdul Aziz, has urged voters to reject PAS vice-president Mohd Amar Abdullah in Panchor.
This was as he accused Mohd Amar of being the alleged “mastermind” behind the absence of Nik Aziz’s son, Nik Mohammad Abduh’s identify from PN’s listing of candidates.
Over in Penang, PAS state secretary Iszuree Ismail in a now-deleted Facebook assertion had mentioned it was not true that the get together had given up a Malay-majority seat to be contested by a non-Muslim.
Instead, he claimed to have proof to point out that the transfer was completed by the PN central management.