Najib may face criminal charges, whether he is 'public official' or not


Bede Hong

Former Prime Minister Najib Razak may find that he does not have a stay-out-of-jail pass, after all. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 16, 2018.

REMEMBER that controversial Federal Court decision in February which gave Najib Razak a free pass from criminal prosecution after it ruled that a prime minister was not a public officer?

Well, that ruling may be overturned on August 6 when the apex court hears an application by Dr Mahathir Mohamad to review  that decision.


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  • It was the Tun himself who REMOVED the independence of the judiciary. Remember? Hope he regretted his action and make it right again.

    Posted 2 years ago by Malaysian First

  • Time to change the 1967 interpretation Act. Can be done ASAP.

    Posted 2 years ago by Bigjoe Lam

  • NO ONE PERSON SHOULD BE ABOVE THE LAW..

    Posted 2 years ago by MELVILLE JAYATHISSA

  • Did High Court judge Abu Bakar Jais provide a basis for his judgement?

    Posted 2 years ago by Roger 5201

  • THE LAW, AND NOTHING BUT THE LAW, PROPERLY APPLIED..

    Posted 2 years ago by MELVILLE JAYATHISSA

  • No rational mind can conclude that a Prime Minister can deliberately use his authority to enrich himself with public money at his disposal and be immune from the laws. A mind that thinks so is equally guilty of the crime committed by the Prime Minister. In other words the two are accomplices - you help me, I help you!

    Posted 2 years ago by Ravinder Singh