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Mohamad Ramli Manan former Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA) director opines that attorney-general Mohamed Apandi Ali, who is also the public prosecutor, can be investigated under Section 212 of the Penal Code, which relates to the crime of harbouring an offender
The scope of the Attorney-General’s powers in these institutions, there is still the question of integrity of the key office- of police and director general of ACA. It is often said that one may have the best laws in the world, but if we have crooks to implement them, the good laws may come to nothing attorney-general Mohamed Apandi Ali the predator, not protector do not seem to comply with internationally accepted standards for managing conflict of interest in cases
We just don’t seem to get it. The normal standards of accountability don’t apply to a,g We are unable to grasp their argument that, much as it is desirable in other institutions, transparency in the judiciary will compromise its independence, a larger constitutional value. Hence, we persist with the folly of expecting A.G chamber to be swept away by the wave of transparency triggered Justice is blind because it needs to be;a form of bastardised justice.
Corruption is a way of life in Maklaysia and AG chambers part of it are den of corruption. But they are kept above board for unknown reasons. They should be accountable for what they do. Right now rules at various levels protect them undeservedly.
AG also normal human beings picked up from the same society which has both honest and dishonest persons. If judges’ chairs would have been crafted from wood of some special tree which could convert even dishonest ones into honest ones, then instead of spending on implementation of ‘Right-To-Information Act’, stress should have been plantation of such trees giving wood having special effect to induce honesty!
Only victims created by an unaccountable judicial system can realise burnt of injustice showered on them by some wrong elements having found entry in our otherwise honest judicial system. Presently such judicial victims can only pray to almighty God rather than any human body (may it be even the highest authority in governance or judicial system of India) for punishing those who deliberately misuse super powers by Constitution.
These self-assessed human-gods are further shielded with a perfect immunised cover with divine-like powers of contempt and defamation but at times misused like devil-power.‘official’ dent to expose corruption and misconduct in Malaysian judicial system.
investigations can also be carried out under Sections 217 or 218 of the Penal Code, related to a public servant disobeying a direction of law with the intent to save a person from punishment or property forfeiture
(A-G) Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali's decision not to frame charges against Datuk Seri Najib Razak of any criminal wrongdoing over alleged financial scandals has little impact over the prime minister's defamation suit against former MCA president Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik, lawyers said.
"The non-prosecution by the public prosecutor does not disprove what Ling is going to prove in the suit. The civil case is a different ball game altogether," he told The Malaysian Insider.