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