SINGAPORE : The Attorney-General has appointed Senior Counsel Alvin Yeo, of WongPartnership, to defend a legal suit brought by lawyer M Ravi who is seeking access to certain documents and answers to questions in relation to 11 prison inmates, most of whom are on death row.

The appointment of an external counsel will obviate a potential conflict of interest and ensure the Attorney-General’s (AGC) Chambers is above board in dealing with a case where it is the defendant, said lawyers interviewed on Monday (Nov 9).

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