The Permatang Pauh by-election has sizzled up a notch with the Malaysia Today' s latest posting of another statutory declaration that claimed Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak allegedly practises Hindu rituals to ward off evil.
The Malaysia Today news portal, edited by Raja Petra Kamaruddin, who has vowed to deny Najib a chance to be Prime Minister, put up the sworn statement by Thagarajoo Thangavelu who claimed to be a driver for businessman Datuk Kenneth Eswaran and formerly for politician Datuk K.S. Nallakaruppan in a posting titled "Najib: Muslim by birth, Hindu by practice".
The Malaysian public has been inundated with statutory declarations with this being the third such statutory declaration in the last couple of months, starting with private investigator P. Balasubramaniam's two sworn statements about Najib's links with murdered Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu and Pusrawi's Dr Mohamad Osman's statement relating to his medical examination of Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan who has accused Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy.
"Thagarajoo, Nallakaruppan's one-time driver, swears he brought Mr Ji to Najib's house every month to perform Hindu prayers and rituals. And it appears it is still going on until today. Does that, therefore, render Najib's oath, performed the so-called 'proper' Islamic way, null and void?" was the one line in the posting apart from a news article that Najib had sworn on the Quran that he did not know Altantuya.... selanjutnya.
Aug 24, 2008