CJ: No one can tell judges what to do

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  • Friday, 22 Aug 2003

KUALA LUMPUR: No one, including the Chief Justice, can tell judges the kind of sentence to be passed, Tan Sri Ahmad Fairuz Sheikh Abdul Halim said. 

He said it was not right for him to direct judges to mete out stiffer penalties on any criminal case including corruption cases because the judges must decide based on the law and the evidence before them. 

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