Penang sacks councillor Noor Syazwani


GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council has terminated the service of councillor Noor Syazwani Md Amin yesterday.

“On Wednesday, the State Executive Council meeting had decided to terminate the appointment of Syazwani as a councillor in accordance with Section 10(4) of the Local Government Act 1976,” State Local Government chairman Chow Kon Yeow announced in a statement today.

However, the statement does not reveal the grounds for the termination.

Syazwani, 30, was appointed as a councillor four months ago in January as the representative of a non governmental organisation, Penang Malay Night Markets Association.