Former IGP gets back at bloggers

(The Star) – Former Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan has lodged a police report against several bloggers for allegedly slandering him saying that he married an artiste in a hush-hush RM15mil wedding.

In confirming that he had lodged a report on Friday at the Petaling Jaya police district headquarters here, Musa said it was to facilitate the taking of legal action in due course.

“I leave it to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to investigate the matter.

“Once the police and the MCMC have completed their investigations, I would decide on whether to commence legal proceedings,” he told The Star yesterday.

Allegations about the “lavish wedding” between Musa and local artiste Syella Kamaruddin surfaced in the blogsphere recently.

Several blogs claimed that the ceremony cost RM15mil with bridal gifts that included a RM5mil bungalow and an RM800,000 Audi R8.

Syella, who did not want to reveal the identity of her husband, had reportedly said her husband was more “younger and sturdier” than Musa.

Photographs of Syella cutting a multi-layered cake with the groom were being circulated in the blogs and were also published by the Chinese press.

Musa, who retired last year, is currently lecturing at Universiti Teknologi Mara on media warfare.

It is learnt that the blog posts had since been removed.

OCPD Asst Comm Arjunaidi Mohamed confirmed that police had received the report.

“We would seek assistance from MCMC on the matter,” he said.