Yoursay: Kudos to MACC for revealing recordings from wire tapping


Modified 9 Jan 2020, 1:44 am

YOURSAY | 'All those implicated should be investigated, arrested and charged in court.'

MACC exposes recordings of Najib's conversations with ex-MACC chief, others

Dudeno: MACC’s exposure of audio recordings of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak’s phone conversations to the public is the right thing to do.

This is how MACC should function - reveal the wrongdoings to the media and the people first before handing over the evidence to the police to deal with the matter.

MACC should act independently and not conspire with the system’s political masters to cover up alleged wrongdoings.

Let the people put pressure on the politicians if they try to throw things under the carpet, like what former MACC chief commissioner Dzulkifli Ahmad did.

Bravo to MACC chief Latheefa Koya. She is doing a great job.

Fair Mind: Latheefa has cornered the culprits by going public with the evidence.

Her move ensured there will be no under-the-table or behind-closed-doors dealings for all the actors involved - including Najib, his wife Rosmah Mansor, stepson Riza Aziz, former attorney-general Mohamed Apandi Ali, Dzulkifli and the others.

Even the current crop of politicians in power wouldn't dare to have any underhanded, hush-hush private dealings with those implicated in the audio recordings.

It was smart thinking to go public on this big scandal. Credit should go to the whistleblower.

The Third Man: Good job, MACC. With such clear evidence, all those implicated should be immediately investigated, arrested and charged in court.

It’s important to let all the kampung folk throughout the country know how they have all been lied to, cheated and manipulated by their previous leaders.

Those found guilty of corruption, in this case, should be put behind bars for a long time, stripped of all their titles and their ill-gotten assets confiscated.

Spare no sympathy nor shed any tears for those who preyed on money meant for the people. The time has come for them to pay for their crimes.

RR: Latheefa's revelation on Najib's phone calls with the former MACC chief may appear out of the ordinary but it is an important matter of public interest owing to the enormity of abuse of power by those entrusted with national responsibilities.

Anonymous 1544167666: I find it so disappointing how things turned out with MACC going public with their evidence instead of handing it over to the proper authorities.

Justice needs to be conducted the proper way and in accordance with the law. Does MACC’s act of going public first means that from now on, sensationalising is the way forward?

Anonymous_b3af4e3b: All I can say is that justice should be fair and carried out without fear or favour, regardless of that person being in Pakatan Harapan or is BN-affiliated.

Constitutional Supremacy: MACC’s public exposure cannot be considered sub judice to Najib’s ongoing trial.

The trial now faced by Najib relates to the funds deposited in SRC International accounts from which Najib issued cheques to, among others, Rosmah and other politicians.

The audio recordings of the conversations are not related to any of these charges.

Giant Pygmy: But disclosing the evidence to the public first may lead to problems later when the case is in court.

Fair Malaysian: It was a smart strategy by the MACC to reveal everything at a press conference. By letting the whole world know about the evidence, nothing can be swept under the carpet now.

If the proceedings in his ongoing SRC International trial are anything to go by, Najib will try to save his skin by throwing his co-conspirators, Dzulkifli and Apandi, under the bus.

Anonymous 3fe1: Indeed, anything could happen to the evidence before it is produced in court during the trial. Making it public may be controversial, but expedient and smart.

Anonymous f9ff4347: The recordings of the telephone conversations connect up all the dots, so we now know who are the main players and who is the kingmaker in the corruption scandal.

ZN: I wonder why some Malaysians made a fuss over having the first-ever female deputy prime minister when Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail was appointed in 2018.

From the revealed telephone conversation (between Najib and Rosmah), it is quite clear that the nation already had a female de facto prime minister.

Fellow Malaysian: If the telephone conversations are proven to be authentic, Najib, Dzulkifli and Apandi Ali need to be charged for criminal connivance, abuse of power, obstruction of justice, compromising national security and fabrication of false evidence.

Headhunter: Hail to MACC chief Latheefa. What we had suspected all along has been confirmed.

Yes, book those involved in the corruption cover-up for being complicit with the culprits, failure to discharge duties as public officials fairly, concealing crimes against the rakyat and compromising the integrity of public institutions.

Their passports should be immediately compounded and their personal bank accounts frozen and investigated.

VP Biden: This is a chance for Harapan to show the rakyat, especially those in the Malay heartlands of states like Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, Perak, and Kedah, the true colours of the politicians they idolise.

As the communication minister, Gobind Singh Deo must do more to spread the truth, especially on this matter.

Anonymous 1371477558: Just as he had responded to a recent allegation of murder conspiracy, Najib could perform another ‘sumpah laknat’ (sworn declaration) at the mosque to prove his innocence on the recorded phone conversations.

I would really love to watch that.

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