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Shah Alam Umno division vice chief Wan Indera Putra passes away

SHAH ALAM (Bernama): Shah Alam Umno Division vice chief Wan Indera Putra Ahmad died at his home near here, at about 5.30am on Sunday (Sept 19) due to heart complications he had been suffering for the past four years. He was 49.

The division’s Youth Movement head of information, Mohd Fahmy Zakariah said Wan Indera Putra is survived by his wife, Hawa Omar, 63, and daughter, Wan Natasha Farhana, 17.

Mohd Fahmy said his remains were also taken to the Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital’s Forensic Department for examination.

"The deceased's body was then bathed and shrouded and the prayers were held at Surau Al Abrar Denai Alam,” he said, adding that the body was buried at the Muslim cemetery in Kampung Melayu Subang Cemetery Aman prior to Asar prayers.

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Remains of former Kunak rep buried at noon at Putatan cemetery

KOTA KINABALU: Former Kunak assemblyman Datuk Nilwan Kabang, who passed away just before dawn on Sunday (Sept 19), was buried around noon.

The 71-year-old, who had recovered from Covid-19, but was receiving treatment for lung infection, was remembered by his children as a strict and caring father, who put religion first among other values.

It was earlier reported that the Sabah Umno assistant information chief had succumbed to Covid-19, but his eldest daughter Nurina explained that her father had recovered from the virus.

Nurina, 41, said that doctors had told them that her father had recovered from Covid-19, but was battling a lung infection.

"He was doing quite well, but his condition worsened sometime after midnight," she said when met at

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No compromise over traditional seats contested by Barisan in coming polls, says Zahid

KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional will take back the seats that belong to it in the 15th General Election, says coalition president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

"We cannot afford to lose a single seat by way of the devil's advocate where we were cheated in the 14th General Election.

"We will wrest back (the seats) again by hook or by crook. There will be no haggling or bargaining and we will take back what is ours," he said in a speech at the Parti Makkal Sakti’s 13th annual general meeting that was broadcast virtually on Sunday (Sept 19).

Although not mentioning Bersatu directly, it was understood that Ahmad Zahid - who is also the Umno president - is referring to the 15 parliamentary seats that were won under the Umno ticket where its lawmaker

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Deputy Speaker appointment delayed due to Bersatu’s objection, says party MP

PETALING JAYA: The delay in the appointment of a new Deputy Speaker is believed to be due to the disagreement by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia MPs with Umno’s choice of fielding Pontian MP Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan for the post.

“Yes,” said a Bersatu MP who wanted to remain anonymous, when asked on the matter through WhatsApp.

According to a Sinar Harian report, this confirmed claims by Umno supreme council member Datuk Dr Mohd Puad Zarkashi who had accused Bersatu MPs of refusing to support Ahmad for the Deputy Speaker’s post.

The unnamed Bersatu MP also said the party’s decision not to support Ahmad as Deputy Speaker was because Bersatu wants the candidate as a person who isn’t facing any charges in court.

The MP declin

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