PSM MP threatens to sue DAP rep over asset declaration

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PSM's Sungai Siput MP Dr Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj has demanded an apology from DAP's Sungkai state assemblyperson A Sivanesan for casting doubt on the former's asset declaration exercise.

Jeyakumar said he will initiate legal action if Sivanesan failed to issue an apology in Tamil Malar, the same Tamil daily where the allegations were published.

"Sivanesan's achievement of overcoming poverty, becoming a lawyer and winning the Sungkai state seat far surpasses mine as I was born into a middle class family, but that does not give Sivanesan licence to defame me.

"Sivanesan's statement published on the front page of Tamil Malar on May 21 claming that I hid some of my assets, including those inherited from my father, meant that I am a liar who intends to trick Malaysians by making a false asset declaration."

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