Drama and sparks at lawyer's contempt proceedings

Annabelle Lee

Modified 28 Mar 2019, 12:33 pm

Testifying in contempt proceedings against him before the Federal Court in Putrajaya today, lawyer Arun Kasi maintained that he had not scandalised the courts in two articles of his published on an NGO’s website.

Though being significantly edited versions of his original statements, he said that in substance, the pieces showed that he had written them in good faith and in public interest with no intent to attack the judiciary.

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