Thank you, Art Harun, for this.

The written judgment of Datuk Syed Ahmad Helmy bin Syed Ahmad dated 7 November 2008 the first three paragraphs of which are as follows:

Raja Petra bin Raja Kamarudin the Applicant herein seeks a writ of habeas corpus under Section 365 (1) of the Criminal Procedure Code on the grounds that his detention under the Detention Order dated 23.9.08 (the Detention Order) pursuant to Section 8 of the lnternal Security Act (the ISA) is unlawful or not having been effected in accordance with the Federal Constitution (FC) and the ISA.

On behalf of the Applicant two affidavits in support have been filed namely the affidavit of Mable @ Marina Lee affirmed on 28.9.08 (Mable’s affidavit and the affidavit of the Applicant himself affirmed on 29.9.08 (RPK’s) affidavit.

In opposing the application the respondent have filed 10 affidavits including the affidavit of the Honourable Minister of Home Affairs Dato’ Seri Syed Hamid bin Syed Jaafar affirmed on 16.10.08 (Enclosure 15). In essence the basis of detention as appears in the grounds
of detention are as follows…

The full judgment can be downloaded here: The RPK Grounds of Judgment by Datuk Syed Ahmad Helmy

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