Judges allowed to consider bail applications in terrorism cases


The high court today has decided to allow the constitutional challenge brought by Malacca executive councillor G. Saminathan, who is charged under Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma). – EPA file pic, November 29, 2019.

JUDGES now consider bail application in terrorism-related cases, the high court said today, during a constitutional challenge by a state lawmaker.

Judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali said as an independent arm of the government, the judiciary is responsible to check any excesses by the legislature and executive.


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  • Is there any Judge in Malaysia who will stand up against the tyranny of the majority in invoking this law that is by itself a crime against humanity. How can you arrest someone at the behest of the executive( simple signature of a paper) and then detain that individual without a trial? Why have Judges-let us so away with the Judiciary. Judges in Malaysia have become redundant. When a politician like DR M or his merry men are arrested under the same provisions, they will come out screaming the same arguments. It is a shame that Malaysia is going down the drain.

    Posted 1 year ago by Elizaberth Stanley