Petaling Jaya, 18 September: Portal berita Free Malaysia Today melaporkan peguam negara, Tommy Thomas telah meletak jawatan dengan memetik sumber dari kerajaan.
PETALING JAYA: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has resigned, a government source has confirmed to FMT.
The shock resignation comes more than three months after his appointment to the post.
It also comes on the back of criticism against the Attorney-General’s Chambers for dropping the corruption charges against Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng over the purchase of a bungalow for below-market price.
FMT’s attempts to reach Thomas were unsuccessful. – FMT.
Walau bagaimanapun, Peguam Negara, Tommy Thomas menafikan beliau meletakkan jawatan, menurut laporan Malaysiakini.
“Tak betul langsung!” – Tommy Thomas
Manakala sebentar tadi, TTKM mendapati FMT telah menarik balik laporan mereka dan membuat permohonan maaf kepada Tommy Thomas.
“FMT today published a report quoting a government source as saying that Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has resigned.The story was based on sources who have since retracted their confirmation.We therefore withdraw the report unconditionally and apologise to the attorney-general.” – FMT
Tommy Thomas berdepan tekanan apabila pejabat peguam negara menggugurkan dakwaan terhadap menteri kewangan, Lim Guan Eng berhubung pembelian banglo di bawah harga pasaran. – TTKM-