Court reserves judgment on appeal over landmark Sedition Act ruling

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A five-member Federal Court bench today reserved judgment on the prosecution's appeal against the Court of Appeal decision that the prosecution must prove intention in Seri Muda assemblyperson Mat Shuhaimi Shafiei's sedition case.

The bench, led by Chief Judge of Malaya Justice Ahmad Ma'arop, heard submissions from the prosecution led by the head of prosecution in the Attorney-General's Chambers, Noorbahri Baharuddin, and senior federal counsel Awang Armadajaya Awang Mahmud, as well as from Gopal Sri Ram, who is leading the defence...

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