Azhar defends decision to stop Ramkarpal from playing audio

Chan Kok Leong Diyana Ibrahim

Dewan Rakyat Speaker Azhar Azizan Harun says he will revisit the decision of his deputy as it is improper. – The Malaysian Insight pic, July 22, 2020.

AN audio recording allegedly of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin cannot be played in Parliament as it does not fulfil the “best evidence” rule, said Dewan Rakyat Speaker Azhar Azizan Harun.

In defending the decision of Deputy Speaker Azalina Othman Said to stop the audio from being played in the Dewan Rakyat, Azhar said she probably felt that the recording was not the original and did not fulfil the “best evidence” rule.

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  • Silly fellow. What better evidence is there to qualify as "best"?

    Posted 1 month ago by The Rover

  • Once bought, a piece of Art is best viewed hung.
    Not much good beyond that.

    Posted 1 month ago by Arul Inthirarajah

  • The Rakyat has been conned once again. This time from a lawyer who used to criticize BN in his articles. Later elevated to Chairman of Election Commission by PH to oversee electoral reforms which he did not finish. Now switch to Speaker post by the back door PN government. He has shown what his true colour is, another subservient servant willing to do the bidding for a price. Shame on you Art Harun but I fuess you are thick skin to feel anything at all.

    Posted 1 month ago by Mohd Hashim Shaari