Veterans say army votes secret, but want govt guarantee

Source: Free Malaysia TodayMohamed-Arshad-Raji-2

PETALING JAYA: National Patriots Association (Patriot) president Brig-Gen (R) Mohamed Arshad Raji has urged the heads of the country’s security forces to assure those serving under them that their votes will not be traced in an election.

He said armed forces chief Gen Raja Mohamed Affandi Noor and inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun should issue a statement to the men and women under their charge that they may vote without fear or favour.

He said they should inform all the officers that “voting is also their patriotic duty.”

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