No one could stop Karpal Singh from speaking up on what he believed in. He did not care if he was taking on the prime minister or even a sultan. He had taken on all of them.
SOME time in the middle of last year, I received a phone call from Karpal Singh. He offered to appear as a witness in support of me and this newspaper against a suit filed by a senior DAP official.
The veteran politician and lawyer, who saw my career grow from a rookie reporter to the group chief editor, told me not to worry.
The call was most surprising as it was unsolicited, and I had no intent…
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