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‘Hansard’ could be cited by DOJ in US hearing, says speaker

Zulaikha Zulkifli  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Dewan Rakyat speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia says it is sub judice to discuss the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) suit on 1MDB assets, because the Hansard could then be cited by the DOJ in the US hearing.

"Even if no one from Malaysia is called to testify in the trial in America, they can quote what is being said in the Malaysian Parliament in order to influence the trial in the America.

"This is why I did not allow the debate, because every argument made here can be used in the American trial, even if it is in a foreign land."

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