Malaysian Bar slams cops for failure to uphold the law

The Malaysian Bar says police prevented lawyers from exercising their constitutional right to a peaceful assembly during the Walk for Judicial Independence. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 24, 2022.

THREE senior Malaysian Bar leaders today were summoned by police to record their statements concerning the Walk for Judicial Independence last Friday, but refused to let police record their statements saying police have failed to uphold the law and procedures.

Bar president Karen Cheah said the Bar complied with all the requirements to hold a peaceful gathering under the Peaceful Assembly Act (PAA) 2012.

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