'Mr IGP, I think you misunderstand. Whether it is Anwar or not is moot to the public. The police should enforce the law, not moral behaviour.'
Sex video not doctored, says police chief
Justice Pao: The video may be authentic. The question is with all the cheap colour surveillance cameras around, why is the video in black and white. A colour video will be able to show better skin tone and features than black and white. This will tell you something about what the Datuk T trio were up to.
In the infamous Chua Soi Lek video, DVDs were dropped off in public so everyone could determine for themselves who the actors were. In this case, the gang of three organised their own selective private viewing and no one was allowed to make any recording of the video. Why not release the video to the public?
The three datuks were not charged for circulating porno material and were supported by PDRM and Umno, and it was expected that the IGP would make a statement saying that the video is authentic.
Is the actor really DSAI (Anwar Ibrahim)? Based on this fact and the timing of the release of the video and announcement, it looks like a conspiracy.
Mohd: I don't understand what inspector-general of police (IGP) Ismail Omar is trying to say? Is the video is real or the man in the video is DSAI? Obviously, he is trying to play politics here.
Docs: I'm truly surprised that Malaysia has local experts on pornography. I think the rakyat really deserves to know:
1) Who are these experts?
2) Did they get any training to become an expert in this field? If so, where did they receive the training?
3) How many years of experience do they have in dealing with pornography?
I thing these are important questions that one has to ask to determine the weight of the experts' opinion that this sex video was not doctored.
Karma: Why send the case to the attorney-general? The issue is whether the showing of pornography is wrong or not, not whether it is doctored or not.
So if it is not doctored, will the AG have any excuse not to charge those who are responsible in showing ‘real' pornography in public? Will there be any surprise if there is no further action from the AG, like in the Lingam Six case?
This time, Minister in PM's Department Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz did not challenge anyone to show him which law the trio can be charged with. It is normal for them to drag feet here, just like the cow-head gang - they were arrested one week after the incident despite upsetting many people, especially the Indians.
Besides the trio, another trio also needs to be responsible for such slow action - AG, Nazri and Home Minister Hishammuddin Hussein. This incident has put the country into the limelight for the wrong reason - swift inaction because the perpetrators are BN-linked.
Anonymous_40a7: I find it unusually funny that the trio who "made" the sex video were not placed under arrest, but the cops acted with such efficiency to confirm that the video wasn't doctored.
Abil: Whether the video is doctored or not is the issue here. Either way, it is porn and processing, producing and exhibiting is a criminal offence and punishable by law. Even if it is Anwar as alleged or a lookalike, it is still porn similar to MCA president's sex video.
The police have to follow the law and arrest and charge the three datuks, unless for some reason they are above the law and are provided immunity from prosecution.
Onyourtoes: Who was the actor in the video? That is something the IGP did not say. What he emphasised was the video was not doctored. See the treachery here.
Ponto: The continuous harping on the authenticity of the video itself without delving into the identity of the person on sex video by inspector-general of police Ismail Omar is a clear indication of a nefarious and well-planned conspiracy carried out by members in his department and their masters in Umno/BN.
Their staying on course with their persistent condemnations and non-substantiated affirmation on Anwar's identity in relation to said sex video is causing unwarranted consternation and indignation to the general public.
We sternly urge the powers-that-be to exhibit some norm of decency to have the honesty and a sense of responsibility and courage to rise above their own indignities by not wallowing in the squalid and inglorious political filth which they are so indoctrinated with and attuned to by their relentless taunting and persecution of Anwar.
Mikey: Mr IGP, I think you misunderstand. Whether it is Anwar or not is moot to the public. It was done in private and no law has been broken by the ‘actor'.
However, the cowardly trio certainly have broken a few laws. That is where you should be directing the efforts of the force. The police should enforce the law, not moral behaviour. You can't be that stupid or are you acting at the behest of your political master?
Alfy: IGP, whatever you say, we don't trust. We don't need your local ‘experts' to tell us your story. Give a copy of the tape to PKR and let them select their own experts and then we will see if it has been doctored or not.
Before that, what are you doing about the porn show trio? You do your duty first, and only then we can trust you.
Wira: Anwar made a police report that the three slandered him with a pornographic video alleging that he was the man in the video clip.
Your duty, Mr IGP, is not just to determine if the clip is not doctored. You have to investigate, find out and inform the complainant whether the man featured in the video is him or not.
Meanwhile as a separate issue, you should arrest the three men for showing pornography to a group of selected audience.
Klangboy: What are you waiting for? Charge the three and punish them. Then talk about whether it is Anwar or not. Anyway, just like the CSL (Chua Soi Lek) case, if it is consensual, no law is broken.
Pemerhati: Several weeks ago when DPM Muhyiddin Yassin asked the Selangor MB to step down, Khalid Ibrahim's political secretary Faekah Husin said, "It was a statement not guided by fact or law, and shows shallow intellect."
The present pornographic video saga again reveals that the statements by Najib, Nazri, Hishammuddin, IGP, etc, are just as stupid and ridiculous. These people completely ignore and sidestep the main issue, which is that the three committed a criminal offence by admitting to possessing and showing a pornographic video to members of the public.
Legally it does not matter if the video is tampered or if the actor in the video looks like Anwar or Najib. It has become very obvious that this is another pathetic attempt by Umno to try and smear and discredit Anwar, just as they have been trying to do with the trumped-up sodomy charges.
Anyone, even with the shallowest of intellect, can see through their evil deeds and feel absolute disgust and revulsion with the Umno leaders and their collaborators in the police and the legal service.
Anonymous_3f94: Is it the business of the police to verify the identity of the actors in every porn video that they confiscate? That could be the reason why there are no police officers around when one needs them, and the crime rate is so high.
It appears that all the police and MACC seem to do day and night is to watch porn.
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