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Apex court set to decide whether gov't can sue for defamation

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The Federal Court is set to decide tomorrow on whether public authorities can sue individuals for defamation when ruling on Kuching MP Chong Chieng Jen's appeal in his case against the Sarawak government.

A five-member bench, led by then-chief judge of Malaya Ahmad Ma'arop first heard Chong's appeal on May 15, last year. It also comprised Federal Court judges Hasan Lah, Abu Samah Nordin, Azahar Mohamed and Aziah Ali.

Chong's lawyer, Ranjit Singh, confirmed tomorrow's delivery of the judgement to Malaysiakini...

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