KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak has been called to assist in investigations into his alleged defamatory statements against Dewan Rakyat deputy speaker Nga Kor Ming.
Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department’s Prosecution and Legal Division principal assistant director SAC Mior Faridalatrash Wahid said the former prime minister had agreed to give his statement on the case.
“Besides Najib, Nga will also be called in for the second time to have his statement recorded at any time,“ he told a press conference after attending the Bukit Aman monthly assembly, here today.
Nga was called up for the first time by the police on Tuesday in connection with a Facebook page that allegedly insulted the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah.
Bernama reported that Nga had urged the police to take action against Najib over his alleged defamatory statement against the Teluk Intan MP on his Facebook page on Sept 30.
Najib, through the posting had called on the Pakatan Harapan government to take action against Nga who is also Perak DAP chairman over an alleged seditious statement against the Sultan of Selangor, which was posted on a Facebook page.
On Sept 29, a statement insulting the Sultan of Selangor was allegedly made via the Facebook account, under the name ‘Nga Kor Ming Super Fans Page’ allegedly asking the Chinese to protest against the Sultan who had decreed bilingual road signs in Selangor be removed.
Nga, however, denied that he and the DAP were involved in making the posting and claimed it was a fake account. - Bernama