WHAT WILL BE HIS EXCUSE THIS TIME?
LAST MONDAY HE SAID I AM SORRY,
I HAD ONE SMS SAYING THERE IS GOING TO BE A BIG PROTEST.
SO WHAT HAPPEN TODAY?
ANOTHER SMS SAYING ANWAR RUNNING TO
THE MALAYSIAN POLICE HAS PUT A BLACK MARK IN OUR DEMOCRACY!
THE WORLD IS LAUGHING AT US? I WONDER WHERE OUR LEADERS ARE GOING TO THEIR FACE WHEN MEETING OTHER WORLD LEADERS?. OR IS THEIR SKIN TO THICK?
WHY THE SLEDGEHAMMER APPROACH?
What's the excuse for stopping him at a junction near his home in Segambut, bundling him into an unmarked vehicle by balaclava-clad men and then speeding off to the KL police headquarters.
The arrest came an hour before Anwar was scheduled to show up at the police station to be interviewed by officers investigating a sodomy allegation against him.
The manner in which Anwar was arrested today shows that some lessons of 1998 have not been learnt. Only tough days ahead for the Abdullah administration and
If there was any hope that our political culture has progressed since the national shame that was 1998, they were clearly dashed today. And if there was any belief that those in power have understood the message of 8 March, that too was dashed today.
It's no wonder that the credibility of the government is at an all-time low. "No fuel hike until August" became a whopping 40% increase a day later. Yesterday, Federal CID director chief Datuk Mohd Bakri Zinin had just said, "We do not arrest anyone just because there is a report lodged against him or her." Today, an hour before the 2pm deadline, it was clearly a different story. It's also disturbing to note that Anwar's lawyer Sankara Nair claims to have spoken to the investigation officer DSP Jude Pereira minutes before the arrest. "We replied that we will be there at 2pm sharp," he said.
Clearly this is another attempt to create an atmosphere of instability in the country. After Monday's traffic jam debacle in which the entire
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