Termination of Apandi as AG valid, lawful - Dr M, govt

Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and the federal government have insisted that their action in terminating the contract of Mohamed Apandi Ali as attorney-general (AG) in 2018 was valid as well as in accordance with the provisions of the law and requested the court to dismiss Apandi’s suit against them.

In a statement of defence filed yesterday (Nov 12), both the defendants stated that there was no abuse of power by the first defendant, Mahathir, regarding the termination of Apandi as AG and the termination of his contract as a legal officer...

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