Bung Moktar Radin
Bung Moktar Radin
بوڠ موكتر بن رادين
|Member of the Malaysian Parliament|
for Kinabatangan, Sabah
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Juhar Mahiruddin|
Bung Moktar bin Radin
15 September 1959
Kinabatangan, Sandakan, Crown Colony of North Borneo
|Political party||United Malays National Organisation|
Dato' Sri Bung Moktar bin Radin (Jawi: بوڠ موكتر بن رادين; born 15 September 1959) is a Malaysian politician. He is currently the Member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Kinabatangan constituency in Sabah, representing the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) party in the opposition Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition.
Controversy and criticism
Over four terms in Parliament, Bung Moktar earned a reputation for controversial remarks and inflammatory behaviour.
Speech offended opposition MPs
On 20 April 2010, he pleaded guilty to committing polygamy by taking a second wife, Malaysian actress Zizie Izette, without the consent of a marriage registrar. He was sentenced to one month imprisonment, but was ultimately released on bail.
Swearing in the parliament chamber
On 7 August 2018, Bung Moktar Radin caused a stir with Willie Mongin (MP for Puncak Borneo) in the Dewan Rakyat as the latter alleged that the Bung Moktar Radin had visited a casino, and he pointed his finger at Willie and accused him of being rude, demanding the statement be retracted.
“What is this? (You are) Rude and ill-mannered (kurang ajar). YB (Yang Berhormat Willie) does not deserve to sit here.
You didnt go to school,you didnt go to school!YB you sit down,you didnt go to school.This is my time,you sit down！
|1999||Bung Moktar Radin (UMNO)||8,141||65%||Ali Latip Taha (PBS)||4,246||34%|
|2004||Bung Moktar Radin (UMNO)|
|2008||Bung Moktar Radin (UMNO)||8,507||66%||Ahmad Abdul (PKR)||2,181||17%|
|2013||Bung Moktar Radin (UMNO)||13,377||69%||Abdullah Abdul Sani (PKR)||3,646||19%|
|2018||Bung Moktar Radin (UMNO)||14,465||50.3%2||Ghazali Abdul Ghani (WARISAN)||4,987||17.4%2|
Table excludes votes for candidates who finished in third place or lower.
2 Different % used for 2018 election.
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- Shoba Rao (10 July 2014). "Malaysian MP Datuk Bung Moktar Radin forced to apologise for posting tweet using 'Hitler' after Germany won World Cup match". news.com.au. Retrieved 9 November 2014.
- "Speaker to MPs: Oh, behave…or get booted out of the Dewan". The Star TV. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
- "Keputusan Pilihan Raya Umum Parlimen/Dewan Undangan Negeri". Election Commission of Malaysia. Retrieved 18 May 2018. Percentage figures based on total turnout (including votes for candidates not listed).
- "Sabah [Parliament Results]". The Star. Archived from the original on 18 May 2018. Retrieved 18 May 2018.