From The Star 23 June 2008:
Cops to probe RPK’s claims
KUALA LUMPUR: Police will be calling up Malaysia Today editor Raja Petra Kamaruddin to investigate allegations in his recent statutory declaration on purported facts related to the murder of Altantuya Shaariibuu.
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan said the three individuals named in the document filed on June 18 would also be called up.
In the declaration, Raja Petra claimed that the trio – one of them a prominent woman – were present at the scene during the murder of the Mongolian translator in October 2006.
Copies of the two-paged declaration together with the identity of the trio have been posted on various blog sites.
In the document, Raja Petra said he was “reliably informed” of these allegations.
Musa said the matter could be sub judice as the Altantuya murder case was still being heard.
He also said Raja Petra must be “brave enough to face the consequences if he is bold enough” to make the allegations.
Meanwhile, the Attorney-General’s Chambers has lodged a police report against Raja Petra over the statutory declaration.
Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail said the allegations were “highly defamatory” and if found untrue, those making the allegations would have to face the consequences.
“We want to investigate because we want the truth. As far as I am concerned, we have to look at it seriously.”
“If it’s true, we will act accordingly. If not, the writer will be investigated,” he said, adding that the report was lodged in Putrajaya on Saturday.
Raja Petra said he expected to be called up.
He said he was bold enough to face the consequences.
Playing right into Raja Petra’s prepared hands.
Note how the lightly-treading GEM (Government Enslaved Media) was careful not to mention the actual accusations made by RPK at all. Nor do they reveal the identity of the accused ‘prominent woman’, though they see fit to name RPK. (The woman is Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, Najib’s wife.)
At least all three of those accused by RPK will be hauled in for questioning too.
Do you really think he wouldn’t have solid proof before he made that official statement, signed it and released it to the entire world? (Raja Petra Kamarudin Has Declared War!)
And do you think he hasn’t made backup, failsafe plans in the event that he is ‘silenced’ – being experienced as he is with the conspiratorial workings of the powers he is challenging? (Raja Petra Kamarudin Chooses Jail Rather Than Pay RM 5,000 Bail)
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