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Bar seeks compensation from cops for barring march to Parliament
The Malaysian Bar is seeking a court order to compel the police to pay damages for preventing lawyers from heading to the Parliament during the Walk for Judicial Independence (WFJI) on June 17.

The legal profession body also seeks multiple court declarations, including that the authorities violated the lawyers’ fundamental right to peaceful assembly.

The Bar’s lawsuit is related to the lawyers’ march which sought to raise the issue of an MACC investigation against judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali.

Mohd Nazlan was the trial judge in the RM42 million SRC International corruption case against former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak. He has since been elevated to the Court of Appeal.

On June 17...

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