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Federal Court grants Rantau election officer stay on jail sentence

Faisal Asyraf
Published:  |  Modified:

The Federal Court today ruled that the Court of Appeal has jurisdiction to hear Election Commission returning officer Amino Agus Suyub's appeal and stay on his jail sentence for contempt.

The five-member bench, chaired by Chief Justice Richard Malanjum, granted Amino a stay on his three-month jail term pending disposal of his appeal.

The bench also comprised Court of Appeal President Ahmad Maarop, Federal Court judge Ramly Ali, Chief Judge of Malaya Zaharah Ibrahim and Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak David Wong Dak Wah...

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