UPDATED 4.11PM | 'It sends the wrong message, time and time again, that the lives of migrant workers are of no value.'
Lawyer says Tommay Thomas' opening statement runs afoul of the Criminal Procedure Code.
NAJIB TRIAL | Tommy Thomas is the first M'sian attorney-general tasked with prosecuting a former PM.
In an exclusive article to Malaysiakini, Shafee explains his position and takes a swipe at the AG.
Apex court states the AG had sought to safeguard public confidence in the administration of justice.
UPDATED 3.33PM | 'The whole country, everybody, wants the trial to start tomorrow if possible,' says Tommy Thomas.
COMMENT | The AG's move should come as a jolt to the heart of civil society.
YOURSAY | ‘The police should not wait for someone to make a report.’
UPDATED 11.22AM | This is over a video of Shafee commenting on the move to discharge Najib over three money- laundering charges.
He shares a post out of anger but is now convinced that Thomas is not anti-Islam.
Arun Kasi maintains his remarks constituted fair criticism.
Thomas wants police to investigate the claim which is circulating on social media.
UPDATED 3.36PM | The AG says any request for postponement must be made 'the ordinary way'.
They are set to file a preliminary objection against the Feb 28 sitting to hear the AG's oral submission.
This comes after COA grants stay of ex-PM's SRC International trial pending the appeal.
This comes after the AG earlier today withdrew his certificate to transfer the charges to the High Court.
UPDATED 3.46PM | Tommy Thomas says the move is to assist the court and not to burden the judge.