Monday, July 13, 2009

Opposing The Opposition

Hantu Laut

He has made some popular decisions, let's see how he handles the Musa Hassan issue.

He is in a dicey position on the extension of Musa Hassan's contract as police chief.The oppositions are clamouring for Musa's departure.The oppositions sure to hit the stentorian pitch if he renews the contract.

Najib may have to use his best judgement whether to extend Musa Hassan's contract taking into consideration adverse public opinion about Musa's past tenure as police chief.Or was it only the oppositions blowing up the issue?

Read this:

(Over the weekend, the DAP’s Lim Kit Siang urged the home minister not to renew Musa’s contract as the crime rate continues to soar.According to statistics provided by the veteran parliamentarian, there were 150,000 cases of crime in 2004. This figure ballooned to over 200,000 in both 2007 and 2008 despite Parliament tripling funds allocated to the police under the Ninth Malaysia Plan to RM8 billion.

Lim said that this shows the failure of the Musa to stem the tide of rising crime cases despite an increase in resources)

Than read this one:

(The Police Force Commission, which is constitutionally responsible for the appointment and emplacement of members of the police force, has backed a second extension of the service of Tan Sri Musa Hassan as the country’s Inspector-General of Police.

The Malaysian Insider understands that the commission, whose members include top current and retired civil servants and the home minister, wants Musa to remain the country’s top cop when his current contract expires in September)

With such unfavourable statistics on the increase in crime rates, it makes one wonder why the Police Force Commission made such recommendation.Is there no one else capable of taking over the job at the moment?

Will his decision be opposing the opposition?

Rocky's Bru has a new discovery here.1 Malaysia billboard without Najib's face on it.An unusual departure from popular practices of having the PM's face plastered on billboards all over the country.

Can save a lot of money if the government have less of this kind of advertisement.


Pak Zawi said...

Agree fully with you on the waste of billboard advertisement which more often than not do not bring anything beneficial to the country except for the few contractors.
Yes, why the extension for the IGP's tenure? Is he that indispensable?

Hantu Laut said...

Pak Zawi,
Nice to hear from you again.Hope you have enjoyed your holiday in Europe.

True,it is not only strange but unfair to the next man who suppose to take over from him.

SM said...


I think we need to ask why UMNO wants to keep this IGP in place!
Just look at how the PDRM has behaved under his "guidance"!
Why change a "good" thing bah!
Never mind that the Malaysian public do not trust the PDRM, never mind that corruption is still rampant in the PDRM, never mind that foreigners will go back to their home countries telling everyone how they can "bribe" our Police for road offences, etc. Never mind that crime is out of control, never mind that women & children are kidnapped, raped & killed constantly!
He has proven to be 110% loyal to UMNO bah!
But then again I want change for Malaysia & so I may be completely wrong & this guy has done such a good job that they don't want to lose him!!!!!

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