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Govt not appealing ‘ponteng’ teacher court ruling
Published:  Aug 22, 2023 1:27 PM
Updated: 5:27 AM

The government and four others are not appealing a Kota Kinabalu High Court verdict that awarded RM150,000 to three students over an incident where their former English teacher skipped classes (ponteng).

In a statement today, Calvina Angayung - one of the three students who initiated the legal action - revealed that the five defendants have not filed their appeal within the 30-day period for any such appeal. The civil court ruling by judge Leonard David Shim was on July 18.

“The court also gave the defendants a month to file... 

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