The court cannot dictate how police carry out their investigations but, at the same time, it cannot be oblivious to the many horror stories and allegations of police abuse, says the Federal Court.
Its president George Varughese says the arrest of lawyer Siti Kasim will give rise to the notion that the police are again abusing their powers.
The police had applied to hold the activist for four days.
Police say he tested negative for drugs and will now undergo blood and toxicology tests.
A five-man bench, in dismissing the government's appeal for false imprisonment, says it is the duty of judges to uphold the Federal Constitution.
The man who flew in from Kuala Lumpur was allegedly carrying more than 900 images and videos of child porn.
He is being investigated for defamation and improper use of network facilities over his claim about a failed sturgeon project.
He is being investigated over allegations that he received money from the main contractor to 'close' MACC’s investigation into the project.
Singer Namewee was investigated by police over his Chinese New Year video, 'Like A Dog'.
MACC detain official from state govt subsidiary for giving contracts and projects to companies owned by wife, children and daughter-in-law, among others.
The 21-year-old is believed to be the child's father.
MACC also seizes some RM900,000 in cash.
Remand of earlier four suspects also extended.
MP proposes that Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission appoint special prosecutor to start legal proceedings.
The trio were remanded by MACC for nine days to facilitate investigations into suspected corruption and abuse of power.
The Assistant Commissioner of Police and the two women have been remanded for five days, beginning today until Dec 12.
MACC chief commissioner Dzulkifli Ahmad says action taken in investigating graft allegations linked to sand mining activities in Selangor was done professionally and without undue interference.
DAP assemblyman questions if rule on lock-up attire applies differently to different people.
He is being probed for two offences under the Penal Code.
Parti Warisan Sabah president also ordered to report to MACC office once a month.
Shafie's lawyers to seek an early release to enable him to attend the annual budget debate in Kuala Lumpur this Friday.
Warisan president to appeal the ruling within a week, says lawyer.
Duo remanded for five days to assist investigations into alleged embezzlement of public funds.
The Parti Warisan Sabah president arrived at courthouse in an ambulance after an overnight stay at Queen Elizabeth II Hospital for treatment of high blood pressure.