Man freed after court finds detention order signed by Muhyiddin defective


KUALA LUMPUR: A 34-year-old Sabahan who was detained under the preventive law was freed after a Shah Alam High Court ruled that his detention order, signed by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, was defective and void, as it did not use the premier's real name.

Lawyer Kamil Munim, who is part of the team representing Awang Sari Lasikan, said the court was of the opinion that ministers in carrying out their official function must use their names in their MyKad and the Federal Government gazette.

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