Lawyers urge AG to explain Sulu case to public

Noel Achariam

Lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla says the details of the stay of execution filing by the Malaysian government are unclear and need explaining. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 3, 2022.

THE Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) should disclose the contents of Malaysia’s application to suspend a US$14.9 billion (RM62.5 billion) award to be paid to the descendants of the Sulu Sultanate, prominent lawyers said.

According to the lawyers, it was crucial the AGC reveals the extent of the stay order and expected finality to the issue, because it is of public interest.

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