LGE CASE – ATTORNEY GENERAL’s CREDIBILITY AT STAKE

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 4 Sep 2018

Civil society demands that the Attorney General’s Chamber provides a cogent explanation for its decision to drop the corruption charges against Minister of Finance Lim Guan Eng. The Malaysian people had voted for a new PH government hoping for the reinstatement of a truly independent judicial system, not one that is skewed to protect the government in power.

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LGE CORRUPTION CHARGES: BEST LET THE COURT DECIDE

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser 31 July 2018

The High Court has fixed Sept 3 for the prosecution to decide if they will withdraw or proceed with corruption charges against Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng and businesswoman Phang Li Koon. This was after Counsel Ramkarpal Singh Deo, representing Lim informed the court that the representation by the accused to review the charges had been submitted to the Attorney-General’s Chambers. The AG is now in an unenviable ethical dilemma: to drop the charges and face the accusations of partiality or to let the court case proceed so that justice is seen to be done…

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