Why would Rosmah entrust someone like Deepak, whom she just knew for few years, to do such a politically sensitive task?
Deepak Jaikishan is merely a carpet seller and taking over his father's business at Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman. Read Carpet Raya Sdn Bhd latest profile here and here
He only knew the first family when Rosmah was interested in his carpet designs and commissioned him to install carpets at their private residence at Jalan Duta. It is heard that she came down to the shop.
Like any overly ambitous and opportunistic businessman yang "tidak tahu segan dan malu" (have no shyness and shame), Deepak used the opportunity in supervising the installation to get to know the maam.
Perhaps, he did got help from maam to ask PM to help him help secure contracts for official residence of Deputy Prime Minister, Sri Satria and later at Prime Minister's official residence, Sri Perdana.
Deepak was quite an impressionable young man and he managed to gain the confidence of others to get appointed on the Board of Directors of George Kent and many others.
Basically, he managed to exploit the opportunity to the fullest by creating the impression that he is maam's orang kuat. If one is smart, getting negative exposure on Malaysia Today does boost oneself sometimes. Khairy did too.
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