The Bar Council’s decision to sue the Government over the May 7 detention of five legal aid lawyers is an attempt to intimidate enforcement authorities from discharging their duties, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz said yesterday.
He said it also showed that the legal practitioners themselves wanted to undermine the country’s legal system.
“The Bar Council is supposed to be a role model. If police enforce the law and among those caught are their (Bar Council) members, they have to accept it.
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