NSTnation: “The Attorney-General does not have the power under the law to interfere in the affairs under the purview of the Home Minister.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry has solid basis to keep the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) group on the country’s terror list.
Muhyiddin said this in a statement today in response to Attorney-General (AG) Tan Sri Tommy Thomas’s decision yesterday to drop criminal proceedings against 12 Malaysian men charged with supporting the now defunct LTTE.“The Attorney-General does not have the power under the law to interfere in the affairs under the purview of the Home Minister.
Muhyiddin said besides Malaysia, several other nations had also declared and maintained the LTTE as a terrorist group in their respective countries.
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Bar: Public needs to know why LTTE 12 were charged in first place?'It is disheartening that citizens could be arrested, charged and incarcerated without bail for a prolonged period on charges with no prospect of conviction.' Yea...Pdrm was very confident on charges Yes indeed. Not enough for AG to drop the charges. Because everyone knows why