TTF: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P. Waytha Moorthy conveyed his ‘heartfelt’ condolences yesterday to the family of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim who passed away on Sunday night (see news item below).
Just yesterday, I wrote:
Despite knowing how high emotions were flying, he accused the IPD of issuing false statements regarding the cause of the melee. Waytha claimed that the police only arrived one hour 45 minutes after some gangsters were spotted in the vicinity of the temple while the FRU (Federal Reserve Unit) showed up some 100 minutes later. However, according to Fuzi, the police were at the scene ten minutes after receiving a tip-off regarding some 50 or so men seen loitering around. A separate statement by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad affirmed that the riots were criminal in nature and not racially or religiously motivated.
So why was Waytha not reprimanded?
It is one thing that he fanned emotions leading to the loss of a firefighter’s life. It is another that he refused to issue an apology to both the Hindus and Muslims for having behaved erratically. Ganabatirau’s 30th of November 2018 statement of apology was more an insult to Muhammad Adib’s family than it was a statement of regret. Still, he did make an effort to issue an apology even if it were an attempt to mislead the ummah. Waytha, however, made it tacitly clear that no matter what happens or who dies, he gets to say and do what he wants, whenever he wants and however he wants to.
In an apparent response, Waytha offered his condolences to Adib’s family without so much as apologising to its members for contributing to the firefighter’s death or to the police for telling a lie.
There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that the Wellbeing Minister deliberately misled Malaysians into thinking that the police, whose officers comprise largely of Malays, had wanted Indians to spill blood on the 26th of November 2018.
If indeed he is so concerned about the wellbeing of Malaysians, the first thing he would have done would have been to reprimand Ganabatirau, who, hours before he issued his statement, took to Facebook telling all and sundry that the violence was triggered by Malay-Muslims.
Instead, he added fuel to Ganabatirau’s flames by alleging that the Subang Jaya IPD dragged its feet in getting to the temple after receiving a distress call.
According to police personnel I spoke to, Waytha could not possibly have known what transpired as he had yet to get in touch with the IPD at the time he issued his statement.
Amazingly, not only does he now claim that the police are working hard to bring those responsible for Adib’s death to justice, he never once sought an investigation into the Ampang Jaya IPD’s so-called lackadaisical attitude in dealing with the issue.
What this means, is that he wilfully told an untruth on the 26th of November 2018 in his capacity as Minister of National Unity and Social Wellbeing, a position that requires one to demonstrate absolute tact and diplomacy when dealing with crisis situations.
There is no doubt in my mind that Waytha is a black hearted racist who has the blood of Adib dripping from both his hands.
He is a threat to national security, peace and harmony.
I hereby swear by Allah, that as long as he remains minister and isn’t brought to justice, I will fight him with every ounce of breath there is in my body until the day I and my Muslim brothers and sisters succeed in bringing him down.
You started the fire, Waytha.
KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, P. Waytha Moorthy, conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the family of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim who passed away last night.
Waytha, who holds the unity portfolio, said he shared the sadness of the family of the 24-year-old fireman and that the nation also mourns his loss.
“Muhammad Adib was a brave, committed and dedicated fireman who had served the country,” he said through a statement issued today.
Waytha said the police are working hard to ensure those who were responsible for Adib’s death would be brought to justice.
“I urge all Malaysians to pray so that Muhammad Adib will be placed among the righteous.
“This nation’s social fabric is built from the peace and unity which was achieved 60 years ago and let us all pray for Muhammad Adib and his family at this time of sorrow,” he said.
Adib, who was severely injured during the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman temple riot in Subang Jaya, Selangor three weeks ago, died at the National Heart Institute (IJN) at 9.41pm last night.
Source: NST Online