Najib claim in his reply to the DAP queries that all the public allocations made in relation to Sibu by-election were done before the by-election-thus not violating any corruption law. DAP pointed out that , among others, the Rm5mil allocation promised at Rejang Park was made on the eve of polling-thus Najib has misled the Parliament.
While the chance of Najib being disciplined by the BN dominated Privilege Committee is close to nil the action to refer Najib to the Committee can be damaging to the PM especially to his high rating according to Merdeka Center’s poll. He is now caught red handed for a lie that is difficult for him to clean up or ignored. Without coming clean his vote buying will also stick around longer than he hope it would! It is the voters rights to get good answer why the PM can buy votes with public fund and to bribe votes during campaign period!