Marriage to foreigner not valid reason to remove Agong, says Apandi

Bede Hong

Former attorney-general Mohamed Apandi Ali says there must be a proper hearing and tendering of evidence to disqualify the Agong. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 5, 2019.

SULTAN Muhammad V cannot be removed as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong because he is allegedly married to a foreigner, said former attorney-general Mohamed Apandi Ali.

He said marriage to a foreigner is not listed as reason for the removal of the Agong in the federal constitution, adding that the king can be removed only if there is a valid cause.

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  • For once Apandi speaks the truth. A better reason to compel the king to abdicate would be for financial profligacy (e.g., squandering hundreds of millions of public money on trivial pursuits).

    Posted 1 year ago by Antares Maitreya

    • To me, for just talking's sake, the ex-A-G has said his 2-cents worth which gives some insight into possible royal goings-on in the background that we can accept & sleep on? ...

      Posted 1 year ago by MELVILLE JAYATHISSA

  • when is apandi going to be charged?...taking too long, long overdue??.

    Posted 1 year ago by Lipdah Lia

  • Nobody ask you to provide advice...

    Posted 1 year ago by Richard L

  • Why is this being reported? Apandi is no longer respected in any capacity, either as a lawyer or a private person. His lies and cover up allowed Najib to continue ruining the economy of the country.

    Posted 1 year ago by Malaysia New hope

  • Sign...yawn...marry, dont marry, king not king, medical leave, marriage, abdicate not abdicate, right wrong, working not working. Apandi no Apandi....??

    Posted 1 year ago by Alphonz Jayaraman

  • There may be more to the trivial pursuits than meets the eye.

    Posted 1 year ago by Arul Inthirarajah

  • Hello ..advise from a potential jailbird...?

    Posted 1 year ago by John Hamid

  • Apandi got no legal brain to tok. Wait please. Your turn will come in court

    Posted 1 year ago by Kenneth Tan

  • Hello Apandi, the pig brain. The question is not whether he married a foreigner or not. It's the question of morality and legality why his marriage was held secretly. Can a queen be shown in bikini and then her picture to be hanged up in every government office.

    Posted 1 year ago by Jackal Way

  • Apandi = Wasted sperm , why publish an opinion from the worst Malaysian Attorney General ever to hold office.
    Look at the difference be Apig and Tommy Thomas !

    Posted 1 year ago by Aran Thillainathan

  • Can't imagine a person who upholds Malay special rights would be lenient on this case. What is Hadi's take on this issue? This issue will enable people to discover the many twin headed snakes in politics.

    Posted 1 year ago by Tanahair Ku

  • Apandi woi Pandi !!! You must have misplaced your intelligence and priority. You shud be spending time to fortify yourself on any impending case coming up against you. Why busybody over such triviality. The Agong himself also make no noise about it , why you take it on yourself to be a hero when you utterly have no standing to make comments. Tak ada maruah ke ???

    Posted 1 year ago by Lee Lee

  • Why would anyone from TMI stoop this low to call a criminal suspect and published at
    length his not so legal opinion? A suspect who gave a clean bill to a kleptocrat? This is absolute tosh! It is not that you cannot find one single untainted constitutional expert in the country? BS

    Posted 1 year ago by Pakatan Bodoh

  • Funny for this asshole to comment on something that based on heard say and rumours while in office with all the evident made available made to him by the previous team was quashed by him out right. Apandi go dig a hole and buried your head if you have any dignity left in you.

    Posted 1 year ago by Teruna Kelana

  • Mr.apandi , I cannot believe you still have a cheek to comment.. frankly , a police constable in our country knows his law better than you . You are a disaster with no conscious. As the former you only served your master like a D..g.please get lost from our sight.

    Posted 1 year ago by Victor Rajamony