Singaporean's detention by M'sian authorities was illegal, court decides

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 5 May 2021, 9:38 am

A senior Singaporean citizen has obtained a court declaration that his 13-day detention by Malaysian Immigration authorities in 2018 was illegal.

Kuala Lumpur High Court judge Noorin Badaruddin yesterday allowed 63-year-old Wong Chun Khuen’s legal challenge against his detention by the Johor Immigration Department from March 14 to 26 that year.

Speaking to Malaysiakini today, the retired senior engineer’s lawyer...

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