YOURSAY 'If there is really new evidence, it is legally and morally imperative that the case be reopened to ensure justice is done in this case.'
Ex-IGP: Enough evidence to reopen Bala's SD2 probe
John 3: 16: With all the resources at his disposal and with the two killers held in custody, you mean to say Musa Hassan - who was then the IGP (inspector-general of police) when the killing occurred - was unable to ascertain the motive as well as the identity of the person who ordered the killing of Altantuya Shaariibuu?
This is hard to swallow and smells of a huge cover-up. Why shift the focus to the second SD (statutory declaration) when clearly this murder was an open-and-shut case as to the motive and the person who ordered the killing.
So what if senior lawyer Cecil Abraham helped draft the second SD. It is a minor issue compared to the commission of the killing.
Ez24get: As for SD2, the ball is stuck at the Bar Council's feet. If the Bar Council is slow or not willing to investigate the case thoroughly and come to the conclusion that Cecil Abraham was indeed responsible for P Balasubramaniam's second SD, how can this become new evidence?
If there is no new evidence, the police and AG can always maintain that they cannot reopen the case. So, Mr Bar Council, get the ball rolling.
Osaki Delight: Musa, were you convinced by the police investigation of Altantuya's murder while you where IGP? Tell the nation now the truth and perhaps we will forgive you.
Charles Hector: Are we not interested in justice? It should be the priority of the police, prosecutors and the Attorney-General's Chambers - nay, also the government and all Malaysians.
Two individuals are facing the death penalty, as such this makes it necessary to re-open the investigation.
If workers are ordered to kill someone, it is immaterial who gave the orders. Orders are something people in the security forces are taught to follow without question.
Be that as it may, if the order is to kill and they did it, they would still be guilty. Perhaps they may not be given the death penalty but they still need to do time in prison.
Nevertheless, the one who ordered the killing should also be prosecuted, and remember that the two security personnel are certainly material witnesses.
Holden: PDRM (Royal Malaysia Police), this is the strongest statement undermining your position from one of your own.
Have you stopped serving your nation and started playing bodyguard to some fat and corrupt businessmen pretending to lead the nation?
Load of Rubbish: What for to reopen investigation when the person who made the two SDs is already dead? Why didn't Musa say this when Balasubramaniam was alive?
Anyway, Balasubraniam's return and his clarification of his roles in both SDs have cemented the truth in the eyes of the public. What they said about Altantuya's spirit seeking justice has turned out to be true.
4Sabah: Forget about who Balasubramaniam was and who Musa is. The fact of the matter is, if there is really new evidence, it is legally and morally imperative that the case be reopened to ensure justice is done in this case.
Not only justice must be done but it must be seen to be done.
Vijay47: Musa, you should keep your big mouth shut, even if you are saying the right thing, since you only evoke contempt with your shameless hypocrisy.
Where was all this concern for law and order, right and wrong, justice and injustice all those years when you were IGP?
You were more than satisfied to look the other way when your political masters were shown to be involved in criminal acts, a tolerance not at all visible when even the least allegation was made against the opposition?
Remember a young man named Teoh Beng Hock and two others named A Kugan and Aminulrasyid Hamzah?
After your retirement, you sprouted wings and suddenly were able to notice a host of crimes and shortcomings by enforcement agencies, a situation you were instrumental in creating.
You should have taken action to charge Bala when he came out with the second SD, since one of two contradicting declarations must be false. You didn't do it to because you want to save caretaker PM Najib Razak's butt.
Musa, you can now try to act the saint, but everyone knows you are no Moses.
Wira: Which camp is Musa with now? He is against Najib. However, we know he is certainly not with Pakatan Rakyat.
Jaycee: We know that there is enough evidence to re-open the late Bala's second SD.
But obviously, it is not in the PM's interest to re-open any investigation. The question we then need to ask is how can the case be re-opened?
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