Malaysia, May 18: Tommy Thomas is trying too hard to defend his integrity over the DNA deal that his handpicked lead prosecutor Gopal Sri Ram made last week with Riza Aziz. The former AG says he "would never have approved sweetheart deal with Najib's stepson".
Words are cheap. The prominent lawyer Faisal Moideen took to twitter to remind the mudah lupa of what Tommy Thomas is capable of:
|Check the twitter thread here|
Like a dear reader said, time to re-evaluate all the decisions made by this man when he was AG.
"Someone who is well-versed and familiar in numerous branches of private and public law, particularly the technicalities of corporate, commercial, banking-finance, contracts, property, trust and criminal laws." - Tommy Thomas. AG says 1MDB-Tanore a complex case that needs experienced prosecutor Sri Ram, Nov 2019
"(Harun) Idrus said he was subsequently advised by Sri Ram that Thomas had agreed to the suggestion in principle, with then MACC chief Latheefa Koya also suggestion the proposals laid down in the letter of representation be accepted by MACC." - AG: I acted upon the advice that Tommy Thomas agreed to Riza Aziz's settlement 'in principle' 17 May 2020
"Once AG (Harun Idrus) has made a statement, that should be the end of the matter." - GSR, Controversy over decision to DNA Riza Aziz should end with AG's statement, May 17
"The MACC would like to stress that the decision was made by the Attorney-General's Chamber, and not by the MACC." - Anti-graft agency 'shocked' at Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's acquittal, 3 Sept 2018