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Foreign investment at stake - outgoing Bar chief wants RCI expedited

Hidir Reduan

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Modified 14 Mar 2019, 2:28 pm

INTERVIEW | The government must expedite the formation of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) for allegations of judicial misconduct, said outgoing Malaysian Bar president George Varughese.

According to him, this is not just to restore public confidence but also concerns foreign investors' sentiment towards the Malaysian legal system.

Varughese said the allegations in Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer's affidavit have tarnished the reputation of the judiciary, and this must be addressed...

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