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Ismail Sabri's 'turtle eggs' suit stays in KL

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Rural and Regional Development Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob's suit against the Sabah Publishing House and a newspaper editor over the turtle eggs issue will still be heard in the High Court in Kuala Lumpur.

This after a three-member Court of Appeal panel in Putrajaya today dismissed the appeal from the publisher of the newspaper, the Daily Express, and its editor James Sarda, to strike out the case, citing jurisdiction, and ordered the minister to amend his statement of claim.

Justice Rohana Yusuf, who led the bench, said that striking out is a very serious order to be made...

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