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Sunday, December 21, 2008

RPK - A short history of abusing the Sultan's Name & a petition to curtail that.

Using his name in vain - abridged.

I remember, back in the 1980s, . . .
The Terengganu state government had been awarding more than RM100 million worth of state government contracts to one particular company. This company was owned by Dato’ Yong, Dato’ Azhar and Dato’ Yusof. RM100 million, about 20 years ago, is probably worth RM500 million or more today considering a BMW 7 series or Mercedes S class cost only RM80,000 at that time.

In short, the company was making about RM66 million on these jobs totalling RM116 million and at today’s purchasing power we can easily and conservatively estimate that as more than RM300 million in ‘clean’ profits.

The Menteri Besar explained that there was nothing he could do about it. He had received, he said, a surat kuning (yellow letter) from the palace to award these contracts to the company owned by the three Datuks. What Wan Mokhtar failed to mention is that there is a fourth Datuk who is the ‘secret shareholder’ of this company. And this fourth Datuk was none other than Wan Mokhtar himself.

We found out later that the palace had, indeed, not issued any ‘yellow letter’ and that Wan Mokhtar was, in fact, the partner of these three Datuks. The palace had been used to siphon out more than RM100 million worth of government money, which, at today’s prices, could easily be five times that amount.

Some years back, the Selangor State Government sacked about seven imams from various mosques all over Selangor on what they said was the instructions of the Selangor palace. My brother and I investigated this matter and found out that the Selangor religious department had complained to the Sultan that these imams were anti-royalty and had used the mosques to spread hate against the Sultan. The religious department asked for the Sultan’s consent to remove these imams, which the Sultan consented to.

The religious department then sacked the imams and said that this was done on the instructions of the Sultan of Selangor. My brother and I were of course extremely perturbed because we personally knew some of these imams and we knew for a fact (since we had gone to pray at these mosques a number of times) that this was not true. The truth was, these imams were PAS members and Umno wanted them removed and they were using the Sultan’s name to do this.

In the early 1990s, I organised a run from Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Lumpur. It took us 48 hours to cover the 500-kilometer distance. The Terengganu state government sponsored the run of 60 runners and the police gave us a police escort the entire duration of the run. 20 of us were from the Terengganu running club, 20 of them were Hashers, and 20 were children (all below 18).

The current Agong, the Terengganu Raja Muda then, flagged off the run and the Federal Territory Minister, Yusof Nor, received us at the Dataran Merdeka, sharp 8.00am on Federal Territory Day, and threw us a party after that. Now, why was the issue of ‘using children’ not raised then? In fact, we were fully backed by the government and police. No one got arrested and we did not even have a police permit for this ‘illegal’ run.

Now, the CPO of Selangor, said that the police took action against the JERIT cyclists because the Sultan of Selangor was not happy that the opposition was using children for political ends. Did the Sultan personally meet the ‘children’ and personally check their birth certificates to verify their ages and got confirmation from reliable sources that the ‘children’ were in fact ‘being used’ by the opposition? Or, is the CPO, just like in so many incidences before this over the last 30 years, using the Sultan’s name, as usual?

The cycling expedition was endorsed and supported by the Penang, Perak and Selangor State governments. These are the governments of the respective states. They are not opposition. Umno is the opposition in these states. So how can the opposition be using children when Umno is the opposition and it is not Umno that is behind JERIT?

It has become the habit for the government and police to clamp down on those not aligned to Umno while using the palace as the excuse for doing so. “We are just doing what the Sultan ordered,” would be the normal argument. They even use the Sultan’s name to rob us of billions of the rakyat’s money. Podah, we no longer fall for that crap. And we are going to send a petition to the Sultan to protest what the police did. So, please sign the petition and let us get as many signatures as possible. We are going to fight back with a vengeance.[read all]


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Thursday, December 18, 2008

RPK - court cases update.

1. In case is related to the police report made by Muhammad son of Muhammad against some time last year. The police have decided, instead, to charge one reader, Syed Akbar Ali, who posted a comment in Malaysia Today.

Raja Petra Kamarudin has been ordered to appear in court at 8.30am on Monday, 22 December 2008.

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2. RPK is accused of publishing the article Let’s send the Altantuya murderers to hell on the website

Like in the cat and mouse game, Gobind then retorted that it appears like the prosecution is intentionally delaying my trial until after March 2009 (meaning, of course, after Najib takes over as Prime Minister) and the prosecutor quickly jumped to his feet and protested. Gobind then said if this is not true why is the prosecutor so fast on his feet?

Yes, I smell a rat. It appears very much so like they are trying to prevent Gan from testifying. He was the one who made the police report against me and the prosecution has already examined him. So it is now our turn to cross-examine him but the prosecution seems to be preventing that from happening.

My sedition trial in the Petaling Jaya Sessions Court 3 this morning was, again, a disaster. Again, it was postponed, this time to the 10th, 11th and 12th of February 2009.

Monday, December 15, 2008

RPK - 99% of rumours he reported turn out to be true.

Dec 3 – Malaysia Today editor Raja Petra Kamarudin said tonight that 99% of the rumours he reports on his website eventually turn out to be true.

Defending himself from a caller on a special interview with Riz Khan on satellite television station Al Jazeera who asked why he persisted in writing about rumours, he said time and time again he had been proven right with his stories. . . read more


She said a copy of the original article had also been given by the prosecution to the defence beforehand according to Section 51(A) of the Criminal Procedure Code and therefore, the defence could not claim they were surprised by the prosecution's application to amend the charge..

He was charged with publishing a seditious article entitled "Let's Send the Altantuya Murderers to Hell" in the website at his house No. 5, Jalan BRP 5/5, Bukit Rahman Putra, Sungai Buloh, on April 25. . . [read more]


Monday, 15 December 2008 18:41

The Sessions Court here has fixed Feb 6 for the remention of Malaysia Today editor Raja Petra Raja Kamarudin’s criminal defamation case.

Raja Petra, 58, was charged in the Magistrate’s Court on July 17 with defaming deputy prime minister’s wife Datin Rosmah Mansor, Acting Colonel Abdul Aziz Buyong and wife Colonel Norhayati Hassan in a statutory declaration he made at the Jalan Duta Court Complex here at 10.25am on June 18. . . [read more]

Thursday, December 4, 2008

RPK's criminal defamation case postponed

The Kuala Lumpur High Court today postponed to Jan 20 the hearing of an application by blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin to remit his criminal defamation case to the Magistrate's Court where he was originally charged.

Kes Raja Petra ditangguh kepada 20 Januari Dec 4, 08 2:35pm

Mahkamah Tinggi Kuala Lumpur akan mendengar pada 20 Januari depan, permohonan penulis blog Raja Petra Kamaruddin supaya perbicaraan kes fitnah terhadapnya dikembalikan ke mahkamah rendah. . . . malaysiakini

Monday, December 1, 2008

RPK: Strip them naked!

The Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court made no decision in Raja Petra Kamarudin's criminal defamation case today.

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