Jul 3, 2008

Stunning claims by PI linking Najib to Altantuya


Video Link : Balasubramaniam: I was unaware of the details


Anwar Ibrahim’s press conference today revealed that Najib Tun Razak had introduced “Amina” a.k.a Altantuya Shariibuu to Abdul Razak Baginda at a diamond exhibition in Singapore. Private investigator P Balasubramaniam has made shocking claims that Deputy Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak had links with murdered Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu.
(Malaysiakini) Private investigator P Balasubramaniam has made shocking claims that Deputy Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak had links with murdered Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu.

He also revealed that Najib had also informed his close associate Abdul Razak Baginda that inspector-general of police Musa Hassan would 'take care' of the murder case which implicated the accused.

And he further revealed that his evidence in his police statement linking Najib to the case was removed by the cops in a move to protect the DPM.

These revelations were made by Balasubramaniam in a statutory declaration which he filed two days ago.

He was the PI hired by Abdul Razak to handle Altantuya, who had apparently come over to Malaysia in 2006 to settle some issues with Abdul Razak.

A month later Altantuya was found murdered in an isolated site in Shah Alam, Selangor.

The shocking statutory declaration was revealed by PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim in a press conference today.

Najib talked to IGP

In the statutory declaration, Balasubramaniam said that he was told by Abdul Razak on Najib's links with Altantuya.

He also revealed that Abdul Razak had SMSed Najib on the day he was arrested over Altantuya's killing and had received a reply from Najib which stated that he had spoken to the IGP.

Balasubramaniam said that in his reply, Najib had told Abdul Razak that the matter would be taken care of by the IGP.

The PI also revealed that he had informed all of these to the police when they took his statement but was surprised that all mention of Najib was removed from the statement.

Balasubramaniam also told the press conference that he was highlighting the issue now as he was disappointed the prosecution - which recently closed its case against two elite police officers and Abdul Razak on the murder of Altantuya - had not done anything to introduce his evidence on Najib.

He also said that he was not asked any of these when he testified in the trial. He was the first prosecution witness in the trial.

Anwar said that it was evident that the police and the prosecution team, especially IGP Musa Hassan and attorney-general Abdul Gani Patail, has hidden relevant information in the case and was worried that they would do the same in the ongoing probe into the sodomy allegation made against him by his former aide Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan.

Anwar had also lodged a report against Musa and Gani on Monday for fabricating evidence in his trials 10 years ago.

Najib had previously said that he never knew and had never met Altantuya.

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