Dr Mahathir upset at Federal Court ruling that Najib not a public officer


Bede Hong

Dr Mahathir Mohamad seen at the Kuala Lumpur High Court today. He says Najib Razak is a public officer, because if this was not so, the prime minister would not be where he is today. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, February 27, 2018.

DR Mahathir Mohamad has expressed disappointment over today’s Federal Court ruling that Prime Minister Najib Razak is not a public officer, and therefore, is immune from a suit over alleged misfeasance in public office.

The former prime minister’s appeal for leave was dismissed this morning by a three-man bench chaired by Chief Justice Md Raus Sharif, who affirmed the decisions of the Court of Appeal and high court.


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