Hasanah's right to consult lawyer while in remand violated, court heard

Hasanah's right to consult lawyer while in remand violated, court heard

Malaysiakini - News·2019-09-07 05:14

Former director-general of Malaysia External Intelligence Organisation (MEIO) Hasanah Abdul Hamid's constitutional right to legal representation was violated when she was held under remand, the Court of Appeal heard today.

Her counsel Shaharudin Ali said Section 28A (8) and (9) of the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) has diluted the civil liberties protection accorded to an arrested person under Article 5(3) of the Federal Constitution.

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