KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad said that he will not retract his defamation attempt against Gerakan Muslimah Malaysia president Wan Asshima Kamaruddin because of his accusation that he and the minister in the department of Prime Minister Datuk dr. Mujahid Yusof Rawa the largest gay festival in the federal government had organized capital.
Khalid said that Wan Asshima had not apologized for the statement and only apologized for damaging his name.
"I do not see it as a sincere apology, she does not show regret because she went overboard and without the facts, she is the one who is emotional but accuses me of being emotional, I just exercise my rights when people deport me.
"The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government respects freedom of expression, but those who want to speak out must behave responsibly." If someone makes statements to provoke others, the person must be prepared to cope with the consequences ", he told a media conference after attending the" Jalur Gemilang "(national flag) handing ceremony in conjunction with the celebration of the national holiday at the Dang Wangi police station, here today.
The NGO president reportedly made the accusation in a video clip uploaded on her Facebook but later removed again.
Subsequently, Zulhazmi Shariff and Hisham Fauzi, the special function officers of the two ministers respectively, filed police reports at the Dang Wangi police station to call the police to investigate her on the grounds of Article 505 of the Criminal Code (statements leading to public prosecution). doom). – Bernama