Friday, 31 October 2008

The Altantuya Murder

Today's most read news is the acquittal of Razak Baginda by the High Court which declared there was no prima facie case to call for his defence in the Altantuya murder trial.

Whether the acquittal is fair or not, it will further fuel rumours and speculations about the involvement of the Deputy Prime Minister. The latest revelation of a recording of text messages between the Minister and Razak Baginda's defence lawyer, which is posted in Malaysia Today has raised more questions than answers to the Minister's role in the whole affair.

The Malaysian Insider provided a succinct account of the the many twists and turns in the sensational murder trial that has dragged on for two years.

Read here for more.

Not reported in the papers was the clash of two Malaysian princes, from the states of Negeri Sembilan and Johor at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur where it was reported that one of them was hit on the head and face with the butt of a pistol. Read here for more.

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