IPOH, 23 Feb 2009: Perak police’s commercial crime investigation department has taken a statement from state assembly Speaker V Sivakumar.
The statement was recorded by four personnel headed by the department chief Supt Amarjit Singh at Sivakumar’s legal firm, Chan and Associates, at Jalan Tun Sambanthan here from 2.45pm to 5.15pm today.
“It was not revealed to me the purpose and need for my statement to be recorded by the police.
“I have given my fullest cooperation to the extent that my cooperation does not infringe or violate any provisions of the law of this country,” he said.
Sivakumar said the police asked to give his statement to the Sungai Senam police station here yesterday but he told them that he would only be able to meet them today.
Present were assemblypersons A Sivasubramaniam (from Buntong), Wong Kah Woh (Canning), Chan Ming Kai (Simpang Pulai) and Yee Seu Kai (Pokok Assam). — Bernama