Deputy Interior Minister Azis Jamman says that Musa Aman's research will be according to standard procedures even if treated.
KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Interior Minister Azis Jamman said that nobody is above the law and the same goes for the former Prime Minister Musa Aman who returned to Malaysia yesterday.
Azis said police investigation into Musa would proceed according to the department's standard operating procedures (SOP) while he was being treated in Kuala Lumpur.
According to police SOP, he said, the former Sabah Barisan Nasional chief would be placed in a government hospital to have his health assessed by a government doctor and not by a private doctor.
"We must emphasize here that nobody in this country is above the law, which means that no one will escape if it appears that it has violated the laws of the country.
"During the treatment, Tan Sri Musa will be placed under supervision of the police and the doctor will also determine his state of health on the basis of the fixed SOP," he was quoted today by an online news portal.
Musa is being sought by the police to help investigate alleged threats of criminal intimidation by Sabah's head of state Juhar Mahiruddin.
Juhar filed a report on May 14, the same day that Musa reportedly had left the country to seek treatment in the United Kingdom.
Azis said he trusted the police would do a good and thorough probe and complete the investigation quickly.
The Sepanggar MP was asked to comment on the status of Musa, of which the assembler of Sungai Sibuga reportedly received treatment at the Subang Jaya Medical Center in Selangor after flying in last night.
"All parties are called upon to cooperate and do not comment on the case until investigations are carried out by the authorities," he said.
Sabah police chief Ramli Din had said earlier today that the police would give Musa a few days to recover before questioning him.
He said it was not a special treatment, but it was considered for humanitarian reasons.
Immigration Director General Mustafar Ali confirmed in a statement that Musa and his entourage landed at 6.45 pm yesterday at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport in Subang.
Mustafar said that for reasons of health Musa could not appear to the immigration service, but the immigration personnel managed to check his immigration data.
He said the police and the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) were also aware of Musa's return.
Come back or lose your place, Shafie tells Musa
Police to give Musa time to recover before they have registered the statement