Jurinah bt. Hassan, the chairperson of Single Mother’s Association of Daerah Timur Laut, Penang was allegedly asked to withdraw from contesting in the PKR election, and subsequently to resign from PKR altogether. She was branded as ‘a traitor’ to Zahrain by some of his supporters.
The Bayan Baru division election is touted to be the second most important division election after Permatang Pauh. During the 2008 General Elections, PKR Bayan Baru had won all three state seats and one parliamentary seat it contested.
Video by Carolyn Khor, Citizen Journalist