By Clara Chooi
PETALING JAYA, March 6 — PKR sacked its controversial Kulim-Bandar Baru MP Zulkifli Noordin (pic) today in a move to rid the party of a lawmaker who has become a major liability for the Pakatan Rakyat (PR).
The decision was reached this evening when the party’s supreme council decided to endorse the recommendations made by the disciplinary board.
The council convened a meeting from 3pm this evening to deliberate on the board’s investigation report, which was completed yesterday.
The rebel MP was referred to the board for infringing a party gag order by lodging a report against Shah Alam PAS MP Khalid Samad over the “Allah” row and for his criticism of DAP’s Lim Guan Eng.
He was one of the few MPs expected to join the likes of Datuk Seri Zahrain Hashim, Tan Tee Beng and Mohsin Fadzli Samsuri, who recently resigned to become Independents.
Zulkifli has been adamant about not wanting to quit, telling the media that he wanted to stay on to fight his case.