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Ramkarpal: AG's independence not compromised if Guan Eng's graft case withdrawn

Susan Loone  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The independence of attorney-general Tommy Thomas would still be intact if he considers the case representation of former Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng and businessperson Phang Li Koon to withdraw their corruption charges at the Penang High Court.

Saying this, Ramkarpal Singh, who is Lim's lead counsel, said the case may have been partly heard - with 14 witnesses having given their testimonies - but it is entirely up to Thomas to consider withdrawing the charges...

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