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TV3 journalist: Poison-pen letters against Anwar not verified

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

A 34-year-old broadcast journalist with TV3 today denied in the Kuala Lumpur High Court that research was done on a news report aired five years ago which claimed that Anwar Ibrahim and the late Karpal Singh had bribed the judiciary and prosecutors.

Selwam Arjunan, who is now TV3's Northern Regional Correspondent, also testified that he did not verify the contents of the poison pen letter that made the allegations against the PKR de facto leader and the DAP stalwart.

"There was no immediate need to seek Anwar's comments or response or to verify the truth before the airing of the report on Aug 2, 2013...

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