Puad contends his FB post never referred to Muhyiddin

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid


Umno supreme council member Mohd Puad Zarkashi contended in a court filing that his Feb 9 Facebook posting never referred to Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin at all.

Thus, plaintiff Muhyiddin has no locus standi (legal standing) to sue him for defamation over the FB posting, Puad claimed in a statement of defence against the suit.

On March 1, Bersatu president Muhyiddin filed the suit against Puad over the FB posting which alleged double standards in Covid-19 procedures in Malaysia.

Four days later, it was reported that Puad had taken down the FB posting, in compliance with an interim court injunction obtained by Muhyiddin...

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