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Raus: One of the shortest-serving CJs, with a controversial tenure

  • Jun 13, 2018
Md Raus Sharif is set to become among the shortest-serving chief justices in Malaysian history but his brief tenure has been a controversial one as well. Rising to the top post on April 4, 2017, Raus was already near the mandatory retirement age of 66 years and six months. This would have only seen him in the position for 122 days, making him the shortest serving chief justice. However, the previous BN government, in a controversial manoeuvre, sought to extend Md Raus' tenure beyond the
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