YOURSAY 'Would a person whose life was in danger go to a public restaurant for a meal? No! He would have gone straight to the hotel.'
Attempt on Psy's life real, says Penang CPO
Ferdtan: If what the Penang police chief Abdul Rahim Hanafi said that an attempt on the life of Psy is real, then the police must have a stupid way of handling dire situations.
Any professional police force would have cancelled the whole show and/or request the chief executive of the country, PM Najib Razak, to cut short his appearance at the show as his life would also be at risk.
Is the life of our prime minister not important to the police? Why is it they put his life in harm's way by allowing him to be on the same stage as the so-called assassin's target, the Korean singer?
Don't you think it is rather odd for Psy to go to have dinner in the evening with his close associate (sponsor?) Jho Low when he was facing a death threat?
Anyone in his right mind would have either gone into hiding or leave the country at once.
It is all a farce - the police are only interested in saving the face of Penang BN chief Teng Chang Yeow.
This episode gets stupider each day with more people from the BN and the police trying hard to churn out excuses for the fallout of the Chinese New Year show.
YF: Indeed, would a person whose life was in danger go to a public restaurant for a meal?
No! He would have gone straight to the hotel or some secure place.
Upset: Penang CPO Abdul Rahim, you should have cancelled the whole show immediately, kept Psy in a protected place and put him on his private plane back home.
What was he doing in the Korean restaurant having dinner with his Malaysian friend. Is this ‘Oppa Police Style'?
Happily Writing: Mr CPO, I suppose Psy's visit to Daorae restaurant after the show was part of the plan to divert the attention of the persons trying to kill Psy.
He spent three hours in there with fans standing outside the restaurant shouting just to create the camouflage.
The Star did not mention the presence of police in or outside the restaurant.
I'm sure the threat was real. Did you forget to talk to The Star before coming with this bizarre piece of information?
Quigonbond: This couldn't be the worst day for the police force to be dragged into saving BN's reputation.
Clearly, the crowd loved the Korean artist, so where's the motive to harm him, much less kill him?
If strong police security is not enough to protect one person, how can the police protect the PM and all the BN VIPs?
In so doing, BN and the police have single-handedly damaged Malaysia's reputation as a safe place for travellers.
It also says a lot about how the BN is wasting police resources on its political campaign, rather than policing the neighbourhood and solving real crimes.
By dragging in the police, and painting a picture as though Psy was under a massive threat, the BN has dragged the competency of the police over mud when their impartiality isalready questionable.
It can only embolden criminals in the country.
BN should stop playing politics with public safety issues because there will be dire repercussions.
Headhunter: In view of the assassination threat, the police said they did not allow Psy to take to the stage for the ‘yee sang', but allowed the PM to do so?
Something does not jell here. Wouldn't the PM's life be in jeopardy too? This story is full of holes. Big holes, I might add.
Anonymous$&@?: If Psy's life is threatened:
1) How come he could take it so easy and enjoy his Korean dinner with businessman Jho Low without heavy police escort?
2) If you are told your life is in danger, would you rather cancelled the show?
3) If Malaysia was such a dangerous place, would you want to come back again in two months' time to perform again?
Covering up a lie with another lie would only make the lie more obvious and make some people look even more foolish.
Ajeekkor: I hope someone will be able to confirm whether the police were guarding Psy when he stayed at the hotel, danced on stage and had dinner at a Korean BBQ restaurant in Jalan Tanjung Tokong.
Vijay47: Leaving aside the helpful 'death threat' revelation from the police, I think the funniest part in the whole ‘yee sang' fiasco (watch the YouTube video) is when everybody was waiting on stage for the arrival of the "guest of honour" Psy, and two guys actually carried away the table complete with ‘yee sang' plate!
That was straight out of Laurel and Hardy. The emcee, who was getting more and more hysterical, added to the festivities. And a good time was had by all.
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