DAP claims Utusan lied over WikiLeaks’ link

By Shazwan Mustafa Kamal, The Malaysian Insider

DAP today accused Umno mouthpiece Utusan Malaysia of false reporting over an article suggesting an alliance between the party and the Singaporean government.

Utusan Malaysia published an article today claiming that DAP had divulged classified information on Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s Sodomy II trial to Singapore’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew.

Whistleblower website WikiLeaks had recently released leaked US diplomatic cables on Malaysia, which quoted Lee as expressing belief that Anwar had engaged in sodomy despite being fully aware that it was a “trap” set by his political enemies.

“These are just lies, Utusan is lying again. I am not even surprised,” said DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng today.

“What type of proof do they have to even suggest that we have that kind of relationship with Singapore?”

Lim dismissed the latest Utusan attack as an attempt by Umno to create tension between Anwar and the top DAP leadership.

“At the rate they are going, next thing Utusan will come out with an article saying ‘oh we have found Altantuya’s murderer, it is DAP, they did it,’” added Lim.