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Sabah newspaper wants Ismail Sabri's turtle egg suit struck out

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The publisher of the Sabah newspaper Daily Express applied to strike out an RM10 million suit from Rural and Regional Development Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob over the turtle egg issue.

Sabah Publishing House Sdn Bhd's lawyer Bhag Singh said because the suit was filed in the High Court of Malaya, despite the report being based in Sabah, it came down to an issue of jurisdiction.

“We have two High Courts, namely Malaya and Sabah and Sarawak. It also boils down to the Malaysia Agreement and constitutional issue following this,” Bhag told Malaysiakini...

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