In this era of Youtube, elected reps had better be on their toes when discharging their duties as they are coming under ever greater public scrutiny.
Three video clips show Penang Opposition Leader (from Umno/BN) Azhar Ibrahim apparently gesturing with his rear on two different occasions at the Penang State Assembly last week.
The first video has Azhar hitting out at theSun newspaper while apparently gesturing with his hand at his rear: “Itu paper pembohong besar. Ambil you punya paper calit … lagi baik. (That paper is a big liar. Take your paper and smear it with … would be better.)” His statement was made in the mistaken belief that theSun had reported him as commenting on a rowdy BN demonstration outside the state assembly when in reality the paper had not quoted him on the issue.
The second and third videos show different angles of the same action where Azhar appears to point his rear at PKR assembly member Sim Tze Tzin while saying, “Ini peraturan. (Here’s the regulation.)”
Azhar was later suspended for the rest of the meeting by the Speaker after refusing to apologise for his behaviour. He insisted he was only bending down to reach for his bag.