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CS Chua
24-12-2009, 08:27 PM
After reading about Anwar's rejection to have the CCTV recording, I am confused with regards to Malaysian law. Is it true that the prosecution is not obliged to give all material information to the accused? (http://www.theedgemalaysia.com/political-news/156314-anwar-cannot-fish-info-from-prosecution-before-sodomy-trial.html)

I am not looking for a government-bashing session here. I am interested to know what the Malaysian laws say about it. Any legal eagles here who can explain?

besitai2007
26-12-2009, 07:34 AM
Even before Anwar's first case was mentioned in court the government released information which were prejudicial to the case remember? Our judiciary system has no credibility now.

kpc
28-12-2009, 12:22 PM
If you have been accused of rape, you can't ask for some semen samples taken from the victim to do your own DNA tests.

SiangMalam
28-12-2009, 12:32 PM
If you have been accused of rape, you can't ask for some semen samples taken from the victim to do your own DNA tests.That is a very silly statement to make. No one accused of a rape would need semen to test for DNA in the first instance. It should be the victim who should request for the semen from the accused.

I find your statement irresponsible and even darn silly.

The issue here was that the AG's office filed the charges against DSAI based on some medical examinations on the alleged victim and since the charges were filed on these medical reports, the accused should be given access to these reports. Just like if a police report has been made against you and you were charged in court based on the reports, a copy should rightly be given to your counsel. So, DSAI should be given access to the medical reports on which basis charges were filed against him. Why the double standard?

Jokee
28-12-2009, 02:27 PM
That is a very silly statement to make. No one accused of a rape would need semen to test for DNA in the first instance. It should be the victim who should request for the semen from the accused.

I find your statement irresponsible and even darn silly.
Well, if you're innocent, why not? You also need to prove that its not your semen.

SiangMalam
28-12-2009, 05:19 PM
Well, if you're innocent, why not? You also need to prove that its not your semen.Jokee, here the forumer is saying the victim asked for semen of the accused,not the accused asking for the sample.

kpc
28-12-2009, 07:12 PM
Read the post again, kawan baru.

SiangMalam
28-12-2009, 08:38 PM
This is what you wrote, ad verbatim:


If you have been accused of rape, you can't ask for some semen samples taken from the victim to do your own DNA tests.
It is obvious you are saying the accused cannot ask for semen of the victim... DSAI was only asking for the full medical reports and has never asked for any semen samples of the alleged victim. Read yourself what you wrote.

kpc
28-12-2009, 11:11 PM
Not well informed....

SiangMalam
29-12-2009, 12:28 AM
No problem.