westmalaysia | …. He believed the private eye had been coerced “by either threats or promises as I can think of no other reason.”
He stressed that his client had made the first sworn declaration voluntarily without duress.
He said he had first met Balasubramaniam two months ago at a restaurant where he was asked by the latter to help draft a formal document on the Altantuya case.
The sworn declaration was made over a period of one-and-half months in several meetings with Balasubramaniam lasting hours, he said.
“I had no reason to doubt that what Balasubramaniam told me was anything other the truth.
“I was under the impression that he was a trustworthy person and what he said was what he perceived with his own senses,” he said Friday evening at a press conference at the PKR headquarters.
Also present was Americk’s counsel Manjit Singh Dhillon and PKR vice-president R. Sivarasa…. selanjutnya.