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Spanish voice check for Lingam tape

KUALA LUMPUR: Spain may hold the key to establishing the authenticity of a video clip featuring lawyer Datuk V. K. Lingam purportedly talking to a senior judge on judicial appointments.

The Anti-Corruption Agency is hoping that experts there may be able to verify if the voice on the clip was Lingam’s.

Sources said two ACA officers left for Madrid on Monday with a voice sample of the lawyer for use in the exercise.

It is unclear as to why the ACA was looking to Spain for answers as the nation is not particularly well-known for such expertise.

– quoted from an article published in NST on 11th January 2008 (link)

Why don’t we send it to Japan, Hungary or some other country known for technical expertise – maybe ACA got a good price quote for the analysis? Voice print identification would confirm the identities of VK Lingam and the man whom he was speaking to after the phone call, though unfortunately not the voice of the person on the other end of the phone.

The trip was a success though, as reported a few days later :

Spanish experts make a voice match

KUALA LUMPUR: Laboratory tests in Spain have proven that the voice on the so-called Lingam video clip matched that of lawyer Datuk V.K. Lingam.

Sources said that the finding came after two days of analysis at a private laboratory in Madrid last week.

“This technical finding will be tendered before the Royal Commission of Inquiry through a witness as early as tomorrow (today),” a source told the New Straits Times.

– quoted from an article published in NST on 14th January 2008 (link)

More evidence added against VK Lingam – if he’s smart he should come clean and say he was faking the call, an adequate defense unless telco records for him and Fairuz are obtained.

Spanish Magic

Written by ak57

January 15, 2008 at 10:29 pm

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