This is absolutely shocking because MACC were continuing with the lie after the truth had been pointed out to them."
– Former AG Tommy Thomas
COMMENT | Riza Abdul Aziz’s plea bargain, the stench of which is overpowering even for this kakistocracy, has the intended consequence of besmirching the reputation of former attorney-general Tommy Thomas.
Now, you either believe Thomas when he says that the MACC is lying that he agreed to the plea deal or you can believe the MACC chief commissioner Azam Baki who claims, “... a deputy public prosecutor involved in the case had told him that Thomas agreed to the plea bargain”.
And the new AG, who apparently was advised that Thomas agreed in principle to this deal.
Some folks were quick to the point of gleefulness when the MACC claimed that Thomas sanctioned this deal. Everyone knows this deal stinks to high heaven, which is why it needs to be justified. Claims that Thomas approved of this deal, conveniently shifts the blame from the PN government and its apparatchiks to Thomas and Harapan...