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Up to judge to decide language used in court - Gerakan leader

Susan Loone  |  Published:  |  Modified:

A Penang Gerakan leader has come out in defence of attorney-general Tommy Thomas' preference for the use of English in court when charging former prime minister Najib Razak for four counts of abuse of power and criminal breach of trust involving SRC International funds.

The party's national legal and human rights lawyer Baljit Singh said the judge has the "ultimate discretion" to decide which language is used in his or her court...

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