Liew: AG has sole discretion to withdraw charge

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 14 Mar 2019

Datuk Liew Vui Keong. -Star filepic

THE Attorney General has the sole discretion to withdraw the murder charge against Indonesian Siti Aisyah, who was earlier charged with murdering Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of the North Korean leader, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong (pic).

He said under the Federal Constitution, the AG who is also the Public Prosecutor, has the discretion to proceed or to discontinue with any criminal case.

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