Pakatan joins calls for AG to explain Ahmad Maslan’s acquittal

Calls are growing for the public prosecutor to explain Umno secretary-general Ahmad Maslan's mid-trial acquittal of charges of corruption. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October w, 2021.

THE attorney-general must explain his decision to acquit and reach settlement with Umno secretary-general Ahmad Maslan midway into his corruption trial, Pakatan Harapan (PH) said today.

The PH presidential council also asked if this would set the precedent for other high-profile trials, where the accused would be released upon paying back the “case items”.

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