Deepak offers to be Pakatan’s state witness

The one-time Rosmah associate says he is ready to reveal it all if Pakatan Rakyat is willing to guarantee to protect him against prosecution when they come to power.

K Kabilan, FMT

Carpet trader Deepak Jaikishan today urged Pakatan Rakyat to give him an undertaking that he would be protected against prosecution if they want him to expose all alleged wrongdoings of Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor.

“I am urging Pakatan Rakyat’s future prime minister, the future home minister and the future law minister… give me an undertaking for my safety and freedom,” he was quoted as saying in an interview with today.

He said that he was ready to give evidence of all alleged wrongdoings that can help Pakatan topple Barisan Nasional in the next general election.

However he does not want to be left standing alone, or worst, prosecuted along with the alleged wrongdoers.

“I am confused now. How can I expose when the way PKR is revealing all the information is incorrect and without protecting me as a whistleblower?,” he later told FMT when contacted.

“They should protect me under the Whistleblowers Act. I need protection against prosecution from them,” he said.

“Give me an undertaking that I will not be prosecuted for my exposés. I can be Pakatan’s state witness and will expose it all,” he repeated.

He said that if he was given such an understanding, he was willing to join forces with Pakatan leaders at the Himpunan Kebangkitan Rakyat at Stadium Merdeka tomorrow to do his duty as a Malaysian for the nation.

When asked if he had met up with any Pakatan leaders over his request, Deepak said that he was hoping to meet some Pakatan leaders tomorrow.

“I am going to the rally and I hope to meet up with some of them,” he said.

Foreclosure notice

Deepak also claimed that he was being continuously harassed by the powers-that-be over his recent exposés.

“The current administration is politically intimidating me in order to keep me silent.

“I shall not succumb and will ensure that all the truth prevails in the days ahead,” he said.

He revealed that he had been issued a foreclosure notice to shut down his company unless he was able to pay off his debts amounting to RM33 million within 14 days.

“The legal firm which issued the notice is the firm where Najib’s brother is a senior lawyer,” he said.

He added that the income tax department was also investigating him for alleged tax evasion from 2004 to 2009.

“These are all activities undertaken by the current administration to stop me from telling the truth,” he said.