Woman sues PKR lawmaker over statement on alleged sexual harassment

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 31 Mar 2021, 8:59 am

A woman is suing a PKR lawmaker for defamation over the latter’s media statement regarding an alleged sexual harassment incident.

The 48-year-old’s defamation suit against Sungai Siput MP S Kesavan came up for the first day of hearing before the Kuala Lumpur High Court today.

According to a copy of the writ of summons sighted by the media, the suit was filed by law firm Messrs Suflan TH Liew & Partners, on July 16, 2019.

The plaintiff, who claimed to be Kesavan's former research officer, is suing him over a statement he made during a press conference on May 18, 2019, where he...

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