Govt urged to park oversight body under parliament

Ravin Palanisamy

Anti-graft watchdogs say any proposed oversight body that will investigate misconduct by enforcement personnel should be parked under parliament to ensure independence and impartiality. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, March 29, 2023.

ANY formation of an oversight body to investigate misconduct by enforcement personnel should be truly independent and placed under the purview of parliament, anti-graft watchdogs said. 

Welcoming the establishment of an impartial and independent oversight body to investigate complaints of misconduct in all enforcement agencies, Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) said it had long called for this, especially in relation to certain institutions that faced allegations of corruption and were allowed to act with impunity in the past. 

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