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Ex-Hindraf adviser ordered to pay RM50k to Guan Eng, Ramasamy

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The High Court in Penang has ordered former Hindraf national adviser N Ganesan to pay damages of RM50,000 each to Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and Deputy Chief Minister II Prof P Ramasamy for defamation.

The case involved Ganesan for saying in a press conference on Dec 4, 2013 that the duo had allegedly sent thugs to disrupt a closed-door NGO forum a few days earlier.

Justice Lim Chong Fong who delivered the judgment today also ordered him to pay RM25,000 costs in lump sump to the plaintiffs.

"Both Guan Eng and Ramasamy are high ranking public officers, who could take legal actions against the people who defamed and made slanderous remarks against them...

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