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Rafizi wins appeal against 'insulting Umno members' conviction

Geraldine Tong

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Modified 13 Jul 2017, 5:51 am

The High Court in Shah Alam has set aside PKR Pandan MP Rafizi Ramli's conviction for allegedly insulting Umno members in an interview three years ago, following an appeal.

Justice Ghazali Cha found the conviction under Section 504 of the Penal Code to be "unsustainable".

Section 504 deals with the offence of intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace...

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