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IGP: Ambiga probe justified, claim involves big money

Alyaa Azhar  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Police have justified the investigations related to prominent lawyer Ambiga Sreenevasan in relation to the suit filed by PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang against Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown, due to the police reports lodged and the scale of the purported claim.

Inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun was responding to the Malaysian Bar which had condemned the "acts of harassment or intimidation" made against Ambiga.

"We don't want to comment on what the Bar Council said. What's important is that there were police reports lodged, I think two police reports have been lodged so we have to open investigations," said Fuzi (photo) in a press conference at the Special Action Unit (UTK) training centre in Cheras today...

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