Complaint against Khairuddin failed to meet burden of proof, explains AGC

Modified 21 Oct 2020, 11:46 am

The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) has confirmed that the police investigation into a complaint against Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali has been carried out, completed, and no charges will be forthcoming.

"The police conducted a thorough investigation into the report lodged by the complainant alleging that the minister flouted a mandatory home quarantine order during the period the recovery movement control order (MCO) was enforced upon (the minister's) return from (his Turkey trip) which was allegedly supposed to have taken place from July 7, 2020 until July 21, 2020.

"The investigation paper was then referred to the AGC for further instruction.

"After full consideration and deliberation of all available evidence, this Chambers finds that there was no home surveillance or observation order issued by the authorised officer in the exercise of his discretion to the Minister for him to observe such home surveillance or observation order as stipulated under subsection 15(1) of Act 342 as alleged by the complainant," said the AGC...

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