New finance minister innocent until proven guilty, Johari says

Zikri Kamarulzaman

Modified 13 May 2018, 3:24 am

The appointment of DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng as finance minister has raised questions as to why an individual undergoing a corruption trial has been appointed to the post.

Former second finance minister Johari Abdul Ghani, however, believes that Lim is still innocent until proven guilty.

"As I have always said, everyone is innocent until proven guilty. We have to respect the rule of law," he told Malaysiakini...

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