Paul Yong's case - Can we trust anything in this country?

Opinion  |  S Thayaparan
Published:  |  Modified:

"There could be a conspiracy planned to defame Yong that cannot be ignored."
– Ramkarpal Singh

COMMENT | In Brain DePalma’s conspiracy classic Blow Out, John Travolta, playing the jaded sound effects technician Jack Terry, says, “No one wants to know about conspiracy anymore.”

Nothing could be further from the truth in Malaysia. Some will claim that the Najib Abdul Razak regime killed our trust in public institutions. I disagree. He just put it on life support.

Embattled DAP Perak exco Paul Yong claims he has a “hunch” who set him up. It would have been helpful of him to point us in the direction of who is setting him up. Is it the dreaded Umno-PAS combo or is it members of his coalition? Is the enemy within or are 'they' out there?

DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng, in flipping the bird to conventionality when charged with his crime, had the comfort of the alleged conspiracy of the BN regime.

Lim Kit Siang even mooted a roadshow around the country where he would ask the grassroots if Guan Eng should take a leave of absence pending his trial.

In Yong’s case, Guan Eng claimed that the DAP would make a decision following the results of the police investigations. As yet, no decision has been made...

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