In DPP’s murder, we're sliding into a state of lawlessness

YOURSAY ‘Is there more than meets the eye in the killing of Kevin Morais?’

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SteveOh: What I feared has come to pass. It is tragic to see Malaysia slide into a state of lawlessness where mob attacks and murders are now the norm as in the Philippines during the Marcos era.

If callous killings are to scare the public and those who expose wrongdoings, the tactic will fail.

It will only outrage the public and the callous killers will be hunted down and brought to justice. This is what the police will have to do, now that a government official has been abducted and murdered in broad daylight.

In time, a picture will emerge as to the identity of those behind the murder and they will not escape justice.

True, we have yet to nail the mastermind of Altantuya Shaariibuu's murder, the alleged killing of Teoh Beng Hock has not reached a conclusion, and other killings are still cold cases, but in time the truth will surface.

There is no perfect crime. The police will nab the killers but expect the usual controversy. Time reveals all secrets. Our condolences to deputy public prosecutor Kevin Morais' family.

AkuMelayu: One by one, civil servants who will not bow to the demands of gangsters and pirates are murdered.

From the murder of Customs' Shaharuddin Ibrahim and now Morais, no wonder the former AG Abdul Gani Patail resigned quietly.

Apa Nama: To Morais' family, my deepest condolences. Justice will surely prevail. The real culprits will ultimately pay the price.

Caripasal: Why kill a prosecutor over a bribery case? Surely another prosecutor would take over the case after the murder.

Is the suspect going to kill the second, third or subsequent prosecutors for taking over the prosecution? Given a choice, isn’t killing the judge better then killing the prosecutor?

The motive of this murder does not make any sense. One should investigate the murder of the AmBank founder Hussain Ahmad Najadi and Morais.

The murderers in both cases seem to be caught fairly easily, giving the impression that the whole event was pre-planned.

Mushiro: The police have done a great job to find Morais’ body. This is an obvious high-profile case where Morais had information on some major scandal where the culprit had to be protected. Thus they eliminated him.

Whatsup: Very sad indeed. The vicious killers must have wanted him undiscovered. If not for the CCTV footage, it would have been another almost perfect crime.

It looks like 1MDB is a curse, where all those associated with it suffer all kinds of setbacks, bad luck and now, death.

Ash Burn: Our heartfelt condolences to the family. Morais was a decent man. I have known him since law school days. May his soul rest in peace. Amen.

Vijay47: I am shocked and simply unable to write anything except to offer my condolences to the grieving family.

P Dev Anand Pillai: What an end to a glorious life of achievement. There seems to be no more security in tenure and personal safety for top professionals serving this government.

Now no federal counsel in his right mind would want to cross certain parties who are up to no good.

It is all gone, an independent judiciary, an able prosecution service, enforcement agencies, etc.

May these dark times end soon and may the people rise to claim and save this country. So help us, God. To the Morais family, my deepest condolences.

Anonymous #95676433: It is scary to know that under Umno-controlled BN we have descended to the level of Mafia-land or a Latin American country controlled by hoodlums. What a shame.

Tok Karut: This is so very sad. Is there a wake or memorial for the public to pay respects? May he be blessed, and the culprits brought to justice.

Kingfisher: Excellent investigative and forensic work by the police. Congratulations for the speedy ‘findings’ and ‘suspects’ arrested with a matter of days. Malaysians are proud of their expertise.

Gaji Buta: Well done to the police, but can you get a conviction? So many cases, even with confessions, never got convictions or were even dismissed due to questionable investigation methods, loopholes and substandard prosecutors.

Ipadder: Our deepest condolences to his family. I hope they pursue the answers and justice no matter what.

These types of crimes have gone on for too long in Malaysia without proper investigation and redress for the families, just to protect some people.

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