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Should Khalid Samad be sued?
P Gunasegaram | 29 Nov 2019 00:30

The sequence of events leading to a revised approval for the RM3 bil Taman Rimba Kiara development shows there are serious questions as to why the new government is going ahead with the project, albeit one that has been scaled down.

As if that were not controversy enough, prominent lawyer Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram stepped into the fray when he offered himself pro bono to defend KL City Hall in an ongoing court case brought by residents against the private development City Hall questionably approved.

This raises legitimate questions such as when does the government limit the acceptance of pro bono cases involving itself and its agencies and the further question of how does it ensure whether it is in the public interest to do so.



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