Stop being narrow-minded about dancing, critics told


Noel Achariam

Judicial Appointments Commission member Mah Weng Kwai says people should be able to distinguish between personal friendships and discharging one’s professional duties. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 20, 2019.

THOSE who criticised Chief Justice Richard Malanjum and Attorney-General Tommy Thomas for dancing at a dinner event should stop being narrow-minded and ultra-conservative, said Judicial Appointments Commission member Mah Weng Kwai.

He said people should be able to distinguish between personal friendships and discharging one’s professional duties.


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  • It is wrong wrong and wrong.

    Posted 2 years ago by It's me GR

  • Well said Mah. If the doctrine of separation of powers is taken to absurd lengths then judges and the AG should not be appointed by the executive or parliament but only by the Agong.

    Posted 2 years ago by Gerard Lourdesamy

  • "Dancing" is just a lame excuse to hit out at the CJ and AG. These parties were deadly against their appointment in the first place and so they will pick on any straw to hit out at them.

    Posted 2 years ago by Ravinder Singh