COA dismisses Umno Youth leader's appeal against Rafizi

Hafiz Yatim

Modified 30 Aug 2017, 8:04 am

The Court of Appeal today unanimously dismissed an appeal over a defamation suit filed by Umno Youth vice-chief Khairul Azwan Harun against PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli.

Justice Hamid Sultan Abu Backer passed the decision after the three-member bench found no merit in Khairul Azwan's appeal against Rafizi's claim of possible abuse in Mara's purchase of a property in Australia.

"The appeal is dismissed with costs," he said, allowing costs of RM10,000 to be paid to Rafizi...

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