Citizens no longer need fear the ‘midnight knock of the policeman’, says new A-G

Source: The Malaysian Insight

Attorney-General Tommy Thomas says selective prosecution will end immediately and citizens who have done no wrong need not fear midnight raids from authorities anymore. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, June 6, 2018.

NEWLY appointed Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said that “selective prosecution will immediately cease” and that all law-abiding citizens no longer need to fear oppression from enforcement authorities.

“Those who commit no wrong have nothing to fear. Malaysia is a free country. We should not fear the midnight knock of the policeman,” Thomas told reporters at the first press conference since his appointment.

“For those who flout the law, (they) will be met with the full force the law regardless of their station in life.

“On my part, I promise to do the right thing, that is to tell the truth and to do justice. Justice must not only be done but it must be seen to be done,” he said. Read more

1MDB – rogues skip free, heroes pilloried – Tommy Thomas

Source: Malaysiakini


Khairuddin Abu Hassan and Matthias Chang were charged yesterday for committing offences under Section 124 L of the Penal Code which reads:

‘Whoever attempts to commit sabotage or does any act preparatory thereto shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to fifteen years.’ Read more