Believe me, RPK and P Bala will soon sought political asylum in the United Kingdom. A friend at the British High Commission in Kuala Lumpur said their aides did approach him a few months back about the procedures and other things.
Now, our government and its authorities are just being too soft, playing stupid or ignorance about the set of laws available to bring this two back. Why must the MACC opted going to London to record Bala's statement when he can be summoned home? There is no need to spend a lot of government's and taxpayers' money for such a purpose. Instead, the government should book him a cheap Air Asia ticket.
Why must the government bow to this two? I believe Malaysia and UK have extradition agreement. A court order and a diplomatic approach are what we need to ensure that they are in Kuala Lumpur. If they are not criminals, then another provision is always available to force them home if they cannot be tried in UK.
RPK has challenged us to charge him in any British courts (here) but obliviously we cannot do that as the 'crime' he committed is here in Malaysia. And so is Bala. If they think London is a safe hideout, its means we are the bloody fools for letting them to slip away that easy.
Cummon folks. We need to hear from them. Their statutory declarations have stirred the air since last year. Irrespective of whether Bala has withdrew his, the fact is both had made accusation against Prime Minister and his wife, Rosmah of their alleged involvement in Altantuya murder case.
We want Najib to clear his name. So, bring them home and put them to special inquiry. RPK made Najib and his government look so weak by avowing his challenge, that London is his territory. Whether he gets support from somebody or some parties in Malaysia, is irrelevant. What is relevant is to clear the air that we breathe. We dont want a Prime Minister involved in such a crime, dont we?
So, bring them home. If the findings point out that they had deliberately or politically 'framed' the premier, then execute them accordingly. If they sought political asylum, then it would be difficult unless we act fast by convincing the British that they dont qualify to be political refugees and hence, dont deserve the asylum. Arent our relations with UK strong enough?
Dont let them set precedent. Otherwise, sooner or later some people may take the advantage of screwing the government and then flee to London to hide. If we make London a safe heaven for people like this, then our set or laws are most incompetence!
Dont go down to their knees. This two are not VIPs. They started everything and its their duty to finish it. However, they are afraid of the consequences and fled to London with, of course, the helps of some friends in the Opposition. They are cowards for running away from the mess they created.
So, is it wise to find them over there just for one of two statements? After a visit, then we will have to go on a second, third and fourth visit. Is our lawmakers and diplomats' knowledge about international law is so shallow that we are turned into a group of 'orang bodoh' by this two? We are the ones turning them as 'heroes' in London.
Unless we want to cover up something....
Also read RPK speaks out and loud in London
and Unraveling the mystery of the great RPK manhunt