4/3 The Election Commission has cancelled the use of the indelible ink during polling day citing public order and security issues/STAR
How much did they spend on the ink, did you say?
Pas' Vice President Husam Musa has issued a statement:
Saya berharap semua penyokong Barisan Alternatif dan NGO yg bergabung di Bawah Payung Bersih bertenang didalam menerima keputusan SPR membatalkan penggunaan dakwat kekal dlm PRU12. Saya suka ingatkan maklumat yg kita terima bahawa BN mencetak 2000 tshirt Bersih. Ini adalah satu provokasi tetapi kita harus fokus dan 116 kerusi dewan rakyat kini hampir menjadi milik kita.
midnight update, from Kota Bharu (where I am now).
"There is a possibility of certain actions by certain quarters that could give rise to chaos and there is a likelihood that those who want to vote could not do so as their fingers were already stained with ink..."
The Prime Minister said he had also read a report prepared by various authorities in connection with the possibility of some groups wanting to thwart or sabotage the general election, especially in Kelantan, by bringing in the indelible ink.
Read the full report by Bernama here.