He was brought to court and charged for criminal defamation against the Deputy Prime Minister’s wife Rosmah Mansor, but refused to enter a plea, whether guilty or not. The cops went for him because he claimed that he was reliably informed that Rosmah was at the crime scene when Altantuya Shariibuu was blown to bits by C4 explosives in October 2006.
His arrest and charge came a day following the arrest of Anwar Ibrahim, who has also been challenging the government and making allegations which linked Rosmah’s husband Najib Tun Razak to the murder of Altantuya.
He refused to plead anything as he said the charges against him were both “defective and malafide”. He then posted bail at RM2,000, and was freed.
“I’m in the mood to f*** the government. What more do you want me to say?” That’s what he said when he was released.
That’s Raja Petra Kamaruddin, the people’s hero all the way!
Yesterday, I said:
Is this the deal that Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi had to agree to, in order to secure his position as prime minister until 2010?
If Najib Tun Razak were given a choice, he would want the seat sooner. But Najib has crap on his head. And so, I am sure that negotiations have taken place, and as it turns out, it is a win-win situation for both. They have shifted their burden unto two individuals courageous enough to challenge the status quo.
So the deal would be deflect – transfer – and divert:
First was the arrest of Anwar Ibrahim, and now Raja Petra Kamaruddin, for criminal defamation. The latter has to report to IPK, KL, tomorrow.
Both personalities have targetted Najib Tun Razak, the “PM-in-Waiting”, for allegedly being involved in the Altantuya Shariibuu murder.