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Vincent Tan Son Drugs – Vincent Tan Son Drugs Case Details Explained


Vincent Tan Son Drugs – Vincent Tan Son Drugs Case Details Explained: It is not a big deal for a big personality to be involved in a drug case but obviously, these kinds of cases instantly draw worldwide attention. One such big name is currently making the headlines of the newspaper as his name is allegedly involved in a drug scandal. As per the report, the former Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has slammed accusations that he acted in a corrupt manner in handling the case of tycoon Vincent Tan’s son who was apprehended for drug offenses when he was in office. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com

Vincent Tan Son Drugs

Vincent Tan Son Drugs

In a released statement, Thomas stated as is usual in criminal matters, attorneys of the accused submitted written representations to the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) to rethink the decision to charge. He said that “Having studied the representations and the probe papers, reviewing the relevant provision and discussion with the case officers, I remember reducing the charges. Getting representations from attorneys and arraigned, and reducing or dropping charges thereafter are common occurrences in AGC.”

He further added that he could not provide any further details of the case, “I have no access to any documents, record or file maintained by those who prepared the probe papers.” This comes after Twitter account Edisi Siasat, which recently changed its name to Edisi Khas, asserted that whilst the son of Tan was apprehended under Section 39B of the Dangerous Drugs Act for being engaged in a very large quantity of drugs, the case was classified as an NFA (no further action) by Thomas.

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Thomas stated that the accusation that he was corrupt in the context of the Edisi Khas post simply meant that he was bribed. He stated that “Malaysians must rest claimed that throughout my professional career and in my personal life, I have never ever paid a bribe. At the time of my stint as a public officer, I never got a bribe. Integrity, truth, and honesty are precious values to me. To be sure, they are sacrosanct, and I have never compromised them. The accusation that I was bribed when I took this decision is for that reason vigorously rejected.”

He also stated that he had never known Tan before his appointment and neither had he acted for him or any of his firms, adding he had also not represented the tycoon since he came back to practice after he quit as lawyer-general. “The timing and loathsomeness of this attack on my integrity are connected to the Roger Ng (1MDB) trail that just commenced in New York, engaging fraudulent use of finances belonging to Malaysia.

Former Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has been in the headlines after slamming the allegations that he acted corruptly in handling the case of Vincent Tan’s son who was under police custody for drug cases at the time he was in his office. This news has been making the headlines everywhere and receiving everyone’s attention. The news has also been hitting the internet and many netizens have been criticizing Thomas. However, he denied all the allegations. There are many people who want to know the exact matter. In this article, we are going to share some essential details about Tommy Thomas and the matter related to him.

As per the sources,  former attorney-general Tommy  Thomas has denounced the allegations that he acted corruptly in handling the case of the business tycoon Vincent Tan’s son who was arrested for drug cases during the working hours in his office. The lawyer refused all the allegations on the Twitter account of Edisi Khas claiming that he has reduced all criminal charges against the famous businessman Tan Sri Vincent Tan’s son and that corruption was not involved.

On Saturday (19 Feb), he sent a letter to The Vibes in which he said that the son of Tycoon was arrested and charged with drug-related crimes. He also stated that the lawyers for alleged submitted written representations to the AGC to reconsider the decision to charge. He said, “Having studied the representations and the investigation papers (IP), reviewing the relevant legal provisions, and discussion with the case officers (all deputy public prosecutors), I recall reducing the charges.”

He said that neither he ever paid a bribe nor received from anyone in his whole professional career and personal life. Tommy Thomas is one of the most famous Malaysian Attorney General of Malaysia for 2 years. He was the first-ever practicing lawyer who was appointed directly from the Malaysian Bar to be the Attorney General. He is also known as the first non-Malay and non-Muslim Malaysian to hold this post following the formation of Malaysian in 1963. He was born in 1952 in Kuala Lumpur, the Federation of Malaya. He was raised by his beloved parents Keluthara and Vijayamma Thomas. He completed his graduation from Pasar Road English School and Victoria Institution. In 1973, he studied law at the University of Manchester. He also did M.Sc. in International Relations from the London  School of Economics. Stay tuned with us for more updates.

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Pallavi Ghosh has covered politics and Parliament for 15 years, and has reported extensively on Congress, UPA-I and UPA-II, and has now included the Finance Ministry and Niti Aayog in her reportage. She tweets at @alishach03


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