Many Malaysians had been shocked when information of DAP’s Balakong assemblyman Eddie Ng Tien Chee was tragically killed in an accident earlier immediately (20th July) on the Grand Saga freeway.
Politicians and extraordinary residents from all around the nation despatched their condolences, together with their ideas and prayers to the late assemblyman’s household. Financial Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali, Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar, and Bangi MP Ong Kian Ming, had been amongst those that expressed their shock on the lack of their fellow politician.
Takziah buat ahli keluarga YB Eddie Ng Tien Chee, Ahli Dewan Negeri Balakong yang baru sahaja meninggal dunia akibat kemalangan jalan raya. Satu kehilangan besar buat kita semua. pic.twitter.com/c0R2TvK6J1
— Mohamed Azmin Ali (@AzminAli) July 19, 2018
— Ong Kian Ming (@imokman) July 19, 2018
Berita sedih mengiringi kita sekali lagi, pasca pemergian Allahyarham Hj Shuhaimi Aidilfitri lalu. Semoga keluarga Mendiang YB Eddie diberi kekuatan menghadapi dugaan ini. Takziah drp kami sekeluarga https://t.co/9IhWO1SYFm
— Nurul Izzah (@n_izzah) July 20, 2018
Nonetheless, former Federal Territories Umno Chief Razlan Rafii didn’t carry the identical sentiments as his fellow politicians. In a not too long ago deleted tweet that was posted this morning (20th July), he wrote,
“An individual who likes to slander and has a vile coronary heart (hati busuk) in direction of Malaysians is useless. One much less slanderous individual! Malaysia is now peaceable! RIP.”
His tweet was instantly met with lots of of responses from outraged netizens, who referred to as him out for being disrespectful to the deceased. Many additionally urged the Umno chief to delete the tweet, including that Muslims should respect the useless, no matter their faith.
Apapun agama atau bangsa seseorang itu, di pengakhiran hidup tak perlu nak bangkitkan hal2 macam ni. Yang pergi tetap pergi. Yang hidup jaga perangai elok-elok, jangan malukan bangsa & agama sendiri dengan sikap macam ni.
— Bauk Selat™ 🇲🇾 (@bauk_selat) July 19, 2018
orang meninggal pun kau tak boleh hormat kah? lagi nak sembang agama bangsa tanahair. puih
— KOTAK SUARA (@Gengkotak) July 20, 2018
Tidak kira apa bangsa,agama sekalipun,hormatilah orang yang telah meninggal serta keluarga mereka tambahan lagi agama islam tidak mengajar kita mencerca orang lain. Jadilah melayu/islam yang berbudi bahasa.
— Krul (@krulyazid) July 20, 2018
In gentle of the general public’s response, Razlan informed Malaysiakini that he didn’t imply to insult the DAP assemblyman, saying,
“Really, I delivered my (condolences) want similar to different individuals would. I had no intention to insult him. I additionally hope he rests in peace.”
“I didn’t imply to insult him after his loss of life, however what about what he stated whereas he was nonetheless alive along with his accusations in opposition to (former prime minister) Najib Abdul Razak and different Umno members of being thieves and all, although there isn’t a reality in these phrases?”
“Then I needed for him to relaxation in peace.”
He additionally identified that Jelutong MP Jeff Ooi had additionally made the same impolite comment on-line when a PAS religious adviser, Haron Din, had handed away in 2016.
“We’ve got to recollect, DAP has by no means revered others. (For instance), Ooi insulted Haron when he handed away. He stated he didn’t insult however from his remarks, individuals knew what his opinion was.”
“(At the moment) DAP leaders didn’t criticise Ooi. I didn’t say ‘adios’ like Ooi. I stated RIP and wished for him to relaxation in peace although we all know he did all types of issues to Umno members and accused us of being thieves, however I stated RIP.”
We must always know higher than to say such disrespectful issues about an individual who simply handed away, no matter our political opinions.
Our condolences exit to the late assemblyman’s household and associates, and we hope that they’ll discover the power to endure this tragic loss.
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