Wrong defendants named in suit, temple escapes demolition

Alyaa Alhadjri

23 Jun 2017, 1:10 am

Updated 3 years ago


A Taoist temple caretaker and its devotees today won a bid to stop the demolition of a place of worship by a private developer.

Lawyer P Uthayakumar said Kuala Lumpur High Court judge Justice Mohd Zaki Abdul Wahab delivered the decision on an originating summons filed by Kepong Development on Dec 7 last year, seeking an order to demolish the Hock Sui Tong temple in Kepong.

“The judge ruled that Kepong Development Sdn Bhd had named the wrong defendants in its originating summons filed for an order to demolish the temple,” he told Malaysiakini when contacted...