Friday, June 12, 2009

No PAC Probe

Malaysiakini reported late yesterday, here, that the four key players in the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) debacle have been let off the hook by the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and will not be called in for questioning.

The four are former PKFZ general manager OC Phang, former Port Klang Authority chairperson and current Deputy Finance Minister Chor Chee Hueng and two former Transport Ministers Ling Liong Sik and Chan Kong Choy. The reason? Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is the rightful authority to probe the four. "We feel it is unnecessary," said PAC chairperson Nazri Khalid.

Which passeth all understanding.

At the recent DAP forum PKFZ: Will Heads Roll? I had vowed that if nothing comes to naught with these high profile probes etc., I will take it upon myself, together with a few former Klang Port Authority colleagues, to initiate a class action suit or public interest litigation or whatever to see justice done. We believe that perhaps we do have some measure of locus standi as concerned citizens and former employees of the port to start both criminal and civil proceedings for breach of trust and to recover the monies from those involved in this heinous crime.

Not that we have much faith in the judicial system either.


  1. I'm disgusted by PAC... and I dare say MACC will take ages to come to a conclusion... NFA No Further Action...

    We saw that in Lingam RCI report didn't we?

    I'm as a Malaysian will be behind you Captain!

  2. Between fiduciary negligence and dereliction of parliamentary duty, I honestly don't know which is worse.

    Up next will be judiciary activism if we're to proceed with a Public Interest Litigation initiative whereby the Freedom of Information Act must play an integral part.

    Where's upright morality nowadays, Capt?


  3. Captain, for your forthrightness and gumption, you are my Friday Guest Blogger.

  4. Dear Captain. I am behind you. Go after the buggers (er what is the female form of bugger for that woman).

  5. Hi Captain ,

    When you initiate the proposed class action suit and need finacial assistance , please let us know, I believe many of us will be glad to chip in for the legal expenses.


  6. Having lived 50 out of my 57 years in Malaysia, nothing surprises any more. Perhaps Toon's call of Malaysia Boleh has alot more meaning than we thought! Everytime something big screw up, it is always the small fries that are roasted and a month or two later, everything is forgotten. And life goes on and the srew ups get repeated in other forms

  7. Hey, whaddaya know. NFA.

    I wish you lots of success in unmasking these Pirates Of The Pelabuhan.


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