KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2 (Bernama) -- MIC Information Chief Datuk M. Saravanan has
lodged a police report against a former business partner, saying the latter had
made alleged false claims with the intention of tarnishing his
Saravanan, who lodged the report at the Jalan Bandar police
station here yesterday evening, alleged that the claims made by businessman
Datuk M. Pasupathi in a writ of summons and statement of claims filed at the
Kuala Lumpur High Court (civil) registry on Thursday were baseless.
He said he had instructed his lawyers to respond to the suit.
Thursday, Pasupathi filed a suit against the MIC leader, his wife Datin V.
Kavitha, 37, and road safety products company RMW Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (RMW),
of which Pasupathi had been a director, for RM1.9 million over an alleged breach
In his statement of claim, Pasupathi had stated that since
his appointment as a director of RMW, he had invested RM674,337.50 to assist in
expanding the company's business.
He had also claimed that he had been a
guarantor for the company and Saravanan, who is the company's director and its
majority shareholder, in an agreement in 2001 to purchase a Mercedes Benz worth
RM244,000, the loan for which he claimed had not been settled.
further claimed that he had been promised 40 per cent of the company's shares
and other profits as a return of his investments, which had yet to be paid to
him, and that the firm owed him RM590,104.80 in company profits between 2002 and
In his statement of claim, Pasupathi had said that he found out
that his company shares had been transferred to Kavitha, who is also a company
director, without his knowledge.
"All the facts on this matter have been
surrendered to the Commercial Crime Department of the police for investigation.
I have denied these allegations and they are being challenged by my lawyers,"
Saravanan said in the police report, a copy of which was sent to
MIC Youth Goes On Nationwide Tour To Solve BC-IC
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 2 (Bernama) -- The MIC Youth kicks
off a nationwide tour today to explain to the Indian community on the importance
to get birth certificates and identity cards.
Its social and welfare
bureau chief T. Mohan said the tour was to assist Indians who did not have the
two crucial do*****ents.
He said they would be given information and
explanation on the procedures to obtain the do*****ents.
"We will give
information on what are the forms to be filled to obtain birth certificates and
identity cards. We will also tackle the cases of Indians with permanent resident
status who have not been granted citizenship due to technical problems in their
applications," he told Bernama.
It was reported that some 40,000 Indians
had yet to apply for birth certificates and identity cards.
Youth, he said, had formed a task force to address these problems and its
members would begin the tour in Kuala Lumpur today.
They will be in
Selangor on Feb 7, Kedah and Penang (Feb 8), Perak (Feb 9) and in Johor, Melaka
and Negeri Sembilan on Feb 10.
Interested parties can contact 019-3223000
or 019-2119547 for further information.