THE THIRD FORCE
Malaysian authorities should seriously consider hauling DAP rep Jagdeep Singh Deo under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 on suspicion the Dato Keramat state assemblyman had attempted to incite public disorder over the death of T. Nhaveen.
In a Facebook posting last Friday, Jagdeep was reported to have blamed the Federal Government for failing Nhaveen by not preventing the incident.
“Do not fail the country where this is concerned. Where BN has failed, we will succeed given a chance,” the DAP rep said.
The more than toxic content of his posting courted scorn and ridicule on the internet, with netizens accusing the DAP rep of dragging his political agenda into the issue.
The posting may be construed an attempt by a public figure holding office to trigger animosity against the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) government with intent to stir unrest and jeopardize national security.
Nhaveen succumbed from heavy blows to his head after being mercilessly assaulted by a group of teenagers while heading to a burger stall with his friend, T. Previin, last weekend.
Five boys aged 18 and below have since been remanded under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder, which carries a mandatory death sentence upon conviction.