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Legal bid filed to compel AG to advise Muhyiddin to quit as PM

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

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Modified 4 Feb 2021, 3:13 am

Khairuddin Abu Hassan, a close ally of Dr Mahathir Mohamad, has gone to court to compel Attorney-General Idrus Azizan Harun to advise Muhyiddin Yassin to step down as prime minister.

Khairuddin, through his counsel Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla, filed the judicial review leave application at the Kuala Lumpur High Court late yesterday afternoon.

The present legal action joins his other one that targets Muhyiddin’s advice for the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to issue an emergency proclamation.

According to a copy of the present judicial review leave application, Khairuddin seeks a mandamus order for respondent Idrus to advise Muhyiddin to seek an audience with the Agong so that the Bersatu president can announce...

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