Attorney General Tommy Thomas told the High Court today that the prosecution
is formally closing its case after its 57th and final witness, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigating officer Senior Assistant Commissioner Rosli Hussain, stepped down from the witness box.
I am very pleased that such a distinguished prosecutor will be providing leadership for a series of initiatives critical to the Public Prosecution
Service, said Martin Herschorn, director of Public Prosecutions
(9) It was in that year that the Crown Prosecution
Service (CPS) was established, a structured prosecution
service acting under the supervision of the DPP and present throughout the territory of England and Wales to conduct the majority of criminal prosecutions
'In the present case, the Prosecution
failed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the accused Binay was motivated by malice, gross inexcusable negligence, or evident bad faith in approving the transaction,' the anti-graft court said in the resolution penned by Associate Justice Rafael Lagos.
The defence counsel had expressed dissatisfaction over the way and manner the prosecution
counsel was conducting the trial in piece meal.
counsel argued before the court that the Supreme Court had ruled earlier that the former president will be deprived of his right to defend if he would not appear in the trial court on May 2 hearing.
The MoU contains nine articles that support cooperation in the identification and extradition of criminals, provision of evidence, tracking and confiscation of proceeds of crime, exchange of information on the judicial system, legislations, legislative activities and other specific methods of implementing international law and experience in the field of prosecution
Academy will serve the training needs of the prosecution
department for existing and newly recruited staff of the institution through a standard and structured mechanism.
plays a critical role in technical and substantive issues and in linking the Police and investigations to the judiciary and court proceedings.
Rejecting the prosecution
's request to postpone the hearing for a day, presiding Judge BoimaKontoe rules that the prosecution
failed to show good cause [for its excuse].
Advocate General Chancellor Amina Isa took up many posts at the Public Prosecution
, including taking charge of the International Cooperation Office, presiding the Family and Child Prosecution
, the prosecution
of the ministries and public bodies and the criminal implementation prosecution
and presenting the Public Prosecution
before the Court of Appeal.
Filing a demurrer to evidence is an act contesting that the prosecution
's case due to insufficient evidence.