'I'll see you in court' Jamal ordered to pay Maria RM300k for defamation

Hafiz Yatim

Modified 31 Oct 2018, 10:25 am

The High Court in Kuala Lumpur today found Sungai Besar Umno division chief Jamal Yunos guilty of defaming former Bersih chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah and ordered him to pay RM300,000 in damages.

In his judgment, Justice Mohd Zaki Abdul Wahab said that he found Jamal guilty as he had failed in his defence of qualified privilege...

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