Ignorant ex-Chief Justice Yong Pang How

From: Frankie
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2009 09:26:52 -0700 (PDT)
Local: Mon, Aug 17 2009 12:26 am

On Aug 16, 11:08 pm, "truth" wrote:

> Most Singaporeans are aware that Yong Pang How was made
> CJ by LKY because of their friendship dating back to their days
> in Cambridge. YPH spend more time in banking and finance than
> in law. Prior to being appointed CJ he was MD of GIC. So when
> he was appointed CJ the legal community and many knowledgeable
> Singaporeans were shocked.
> Now another case has surfaced which prove that CJ Yong Pang
> How was again ignorant of the law when he sit on the bench.
> I quote the following passage from this blog:http://mrwangsaysso.blogspot.com/
> Quote:
> The prosecution appealed for a higher sentence. I took the case to the High
> Court. There I presented to the Chief Justice various arguments for a
> heavier sentence.

> I still remember the first question that Yong Pung How had asked in court.
> He asked, "Why wasn't this man charged for rape?"

> Yong didn't know that the prosecution couldn't do that. He looked slightly
> stunned, when I pointed him to the relevant immunity provision in the Penal
> Code. At first sight, Yong's ignorance of that point was very surprising
> (you would expect the Chief Justice to know better).
> Unquote.


**Hello,if such incidents proved Yong is incompetence,then what about
many other intelligence words and comments which were praised by all
Legal experts?
He has the most commonest sense than most people have.

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