Latheefa: I will not be threatened or intimidated

MACC chief Latheefa Koya

[MALAY VERSION BELOW] The public has placed great faith in the MACC to cleanse our country from the scourge of corruption, says Latheefa Koya.

It is public knowledge that on 8 January, I held a press conference in my capacity as Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner disclosing, in the public interest, the audio recordings of certain telephone conversations.

It has now come to my knowledge that, in reaction to my disclosure on 8 January, a criminal plot has been set in motion to fabricate and distribute materials intended to cast a slur upon my personal reputation.

We believe that a lawyer is among the culprits involved in this plot.

My special officer will lodge a police report early tomorrow morning and hand over evidence of this to the police.

I wish to send a clear message to those who are behind this, that I will not be threatened or intimidated from carrying out my duty as the chief commissoner of the MACC. The public has placed great faith in the MACC to cleanse our country from the scourge of corruption.

I intend to carry out this duty, no matter what personal attacks or threats are made against me, now or in future.

Latheefa: Saya tidak tergugat atau terancam dalam terus melaksanakan tugas saya

Adalah pengetahuan umum bahawa pada 8 Januari saya telah mengadakan satu sidang akhbar selaku ketua pesuruhjaya mendedahkan, demi kepentingan awam, rakaman audio beberapa perbualan telefon tertentu.

Kini saya dapat tahu bahawa sebagai reaksi kepada pendedahan pada 8 Januari tersebut, satu komplot jenayah telah dimulakan untuk mereka (fabricate) dan mengedar material bertujuan untuk mencalar reputasi peribadi saya.

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Kami percaya seorang peguam di antara lain yang terlibat menjadi dalang disebalik komplot ini.

Pegawai khas saya akan membuat satu laporan polis awal pagi besok dan akan menyerahkan bukti berkenaan ini pada pihak polis.

Saya ingin menghantar satu mesej yang jelas kepada dalang-dalang disebalik ini, bahawa saya tidak tergugat atau terancam dalam terus melaksanakan tugas saya sebagai ketua pesuruhjaya SPRM.

Masyarakat umum telah meletakkan kepercayaan yang tinggi terhadap SPRM untuk membersihkan negara ini dari gejala rasuah.

Saya bercadang untuk meneruskan tugas ini, walauapapun serangan peribadi atau ugutan dibuat ke atas saya, kini atau dalam masa akan datang.

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Ppl on the streets aredelighted that the MACC Chief is sharing the audio recordings with the public. Ppl hv the rights to know such corrupted acts of d Govt leaders. Keep up d good work MACC.