Kassim Ahmad fails to get arrest declared illegal

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Scholar Kassim Ahmad has failed in his judicial review application to declare his arrest at his home in Kulim, Kedah, by the Federal Territory Islamic Department (Jawi) and its charge against him, as illegal and unlawful.

High Court judge Asmabi Mohamad told Kassim in the Kuala Lumpur courtroom this morning that there is remedy that the octogenarian could seek from the Syariah Court of Appeal.

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