Lawyers fear 12 charged for LTTE links will not receive fair trial

Annabelle Lee & Kow Gah Chie

Modified 9 Nov 2019, 10:21 am

Lawyers have expressed concern that the two DAP lawmakers and 10 others who charged for their purported links to the now-defunct terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) may not receive fair trial.

This is because their trials will not be guided by the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) and Evidence Act, but will be governed by the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma).

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