IPOH: Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran has denied having any connection with the Sri Lanka militant group, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
This was after a photograph of the DAP leader posing with a Tamil Nadu politician and LTTE symphatiser Senthamizhan Seeman, went viral on social media.
“I have taken a lot of pictures…what can I say? Don’t trust everything you see on WhatsApps or the Internet. People can make allegation. They can say A, B, C and you can’t stop them.
“You see a lot of allegations going around on the Net. Have you called them and asked if it was true or not?
"It is not fair to ask me ‘are you involved’ because someone (anonymous) made an allegation. I can’t sue the person because I don’t know who is he.
“If the person stands up and say I am Mr. A and I made this allegation against you (Kulasegaran), then that is good. It is fair because then I can challenge him.
"(Just) Let the police conduct their investigation,” DAP vice-chairman told reporters here today after launching JobsMalaysia Care Carnival 2019 at Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) in Meru today.
It was reported that seven men had been detained by police over alleged links with the LTTE including two assemblymen.
It was learnt that among those arrested were Gadek assemblyman, G. Saminathan who is also a Melaka exco member; and Seremban Jaja assemblyman, P. Gunaseagaran.
Meanwhile, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador yesterday said that police had sufficient evidence for arresting the suspects to investigate if they have ties to the militant group.
“If they are innocent, we will bring their case to the Attorney-General's Chambers for further action.” he said.