Batu MP Denies Being Offered RM25M to Vacate Seat for Anwar

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Youngest MP becoming “famous”, following allegation based on rumours in a tweet by controversial blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin.

PKR’s Batu MP, P Prabakaran denied that negotiations involving RM25 million were underway in order for him to vacate his seat for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

“It’s fake. How can I comment on something that is fake,” he said when met at Parliament lobby on Tuesday (Aug 7).

Prabakaran, 22, the youngest MP in the House, also noted that the maker of the allegations had admitted to it being based on rumours.

“I think he likes me a lot and is making me famous,” he added.

Prabakaran was responding to a tweet by blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin.

The law student who contested as an independent candidate joined PKR after winning the seat.

On Monday (Aug 6), PKR Selayang MP William Leong Jee Keen said that lawmakers from his party would be willing to relinquish their seats to allow Anwar Ibrahim contest a parliament seat.

Leong denied rumours that he had been requested to vacate his seat, but said he would gladly do so if asked. – The Star