Wednesday, May 27, 2015Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Malaysians will miss Karpal Singh, a true patriot: Lim Guan Eng

Published on Apr 19, 2014 1:46 AM

PENANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said Malaysians will miss former Democratic Action Party (DAP) chairman Karpal Singh, who died tragically in a car accident on Thursday morning.

Below is Mr Lim's tribute to his long-time associate.

"As I sit here at my home in Penang at 4am in the morning of April 17, waiting for my driver to come and pick me up to go to Ipoh Hospital, I felt numbed by the shocking news relayed to my wife Betty through my sister Hui Ying an hour earlier.

I had gone to bed early as I was unwell and was still groggy when the import of her words sunk in.

Enjoy 2 weeks of unlimited digital access to The Straits Times. Get your free access now!