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Political interference: Kit Siang sees parallels with Lingam tapes, questions PN's silence

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Modified 2 May 2021, 5:17 am

Iskandar Puteri MP Lim Kit Siang drew parallels to outgoing Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador's complaints about political interference in the force with allegations of judicial interference in 2007.

Lim noted that in the 2007 incident where a well-connected lawyer was caught on recording discussing the fixing the appointment of judges, then prime minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi had at least decided to address the issue by establishing a royal commission of inquiry (RCI)...

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