Best for AG to clear the air on tahfiz sexual abuse case - lawyer

M Fakhrull Halim


Attorney-General Tommy Thomas' recent move to drop charges against a tahfiz school administrator, accused of sexually abusing a student, has once again raised questions surrounding his prosecution powers.

Further questions were also raised against parties who in the past had called on Thomas (photo) to explain his actions, particularly in high-profile politically linked corruption charges, but remained relatively silent in this latest reported incident.

Lawyer Yusmadi Yusoff said Thomas is not legally bound to provide an explanation for his decisions. At the same time, he said it would be best for Thomas to clear the air on the tahfiz case, which had grabbed public attention...

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