When powers are abused there is no tyranny like them. The abuse of powers by police is a consequence of the bad example set by judges when they refuse to apply the law as it stands or when they apply double standards in their judgments.
I read with disgust, on 29 March 2010 in LoyarBurok about the manhandling and arrest of lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad by the Gestapo type police.
When powers are abused, there is no tyranny like them.
We all know from the experience of recent events that those who have abused their powers have been the judges for not applying the law as it stands; not even the Federal Constitution, and, in Perak by the pretensions of a constitutional monarch for exercising a non-existent power to appoint a Menteri Besar when the incumbent is still in office.
When the highest echelon of those who wield power have themselves abused their powers it sets off a chain reaction down the line from the civil servants down to the lowest rank policemen.
And what we see today in the manhandling of Amer Hamzah Arshad, an advocate and solicitor, is an abuse of power by the police. Such is the consequence or outcome from the bad example set by the judges when they refuse to apply the law as it stands or when they apply double standard in their judgments. Look at the cases which involved Anwar Ibrahim and those which concern the power grab in Perak.
We are reminded by the prophetic words of Lord Denning in The Family Story, page 179:
But powers may be abused, and, if those powers are abused, there is no tyranny like them. It leads to a state of affairs when the police may arrest any man and throw him into prison without cause assigned. It leads to the search of his home and belongings on the slightest pretext – or on none. It leads to the hated Gestapo and the police state. It leads to extorted confessions and to trials which are a mockery of justice.
Now you know why we must all work together to see that scums are not allowed to govern this country. They are such if they allow their judges to ignore the Federal and State Constitutions and to refuse to apply the law as it stands. Concentrate all your efforts for the next general elections.
If we allow scums to rule then as prophesied by Lord Denning, “there is no tyranny like them. It leads to a state of affairs when the police may arrest any man and throw him into prison without cause assigned. It leads to the hated Gestapo and the police state. It leads to extorted confessions and to trials which are a mockery of justice.”
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