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RM10.5 million is the amount paid to ex-judges - malaysiakini

Malaysiakini's report:

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mohd Nazri Aziz revealed today that RM10.5 million was paid out by the government as ex-gratia payment to six ex-top judges, including sacked Lord President Salleh Abas.

Of this amount, RM5 million was paid to Salleh, Nazri told the Dewan Rakyat.

The amount was paid out by the government for the six judges who were sacked during the 1988 judicial crisis.

Last week, Nazri came under fire from the opposition MPs for stating that he did not know the full amount paid out by the government to the former judges.

Apart from Salleh, the other recipients were former Supreme Court judges Azmi Kamaruddin, the late Eusoffe Abdoolcadeer, Wan Suleiman Pawanteh, George Seah and Wan Hamzah Mohamed Salleh -