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Oath of secrecy not meant to protect wrongdoing, Pandikar told

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Constitutional law expert Abdul Aziz Bari has one thing to remind Dewan Rakyat Speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia – and that is that the oath of secrecy is meant to protect legitimate and legal affairs.

“(The oath of secrecy is) not to protect wrongdoing,” said Abdul Aziz in a statement to Malaysiakini.

This, he pointed out, is because the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal had broken many of the country’s laws.

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