Court of Appeal rules contempt notice against Lokman Adam is valid


Modified 14 May 2020, 2:08 am

Umno Supreme Council member Lokman Noor Adam has today failed again to set aside the leave obtained by the Attorney-General (AG) to initiate committal proceedings against him for allegedly intimidating a witness in Najib Abdul Razak’s 1MDB case.

A three member-panel of Court of Appeal led by justice Yaacob Md Sam unanimously dismissed Lokman’s appeal and held that there was no error made by the High Court in allowing the leave application by the AG to commence the contempt proceedings, which warrant this court’s intervention.

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