Tunku Aziz fails to strike out Mukhriz's 'secret pact' suit

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    Hafiz Yatim  |  news

    Former DAP vice-chairperson Tunku Abdul Aziz Tunku Ibrahim today failed to strike out a defamation suit filed by former Kedah menteri besar Mukhriz Mahathir over an allegation of a secret pact between his father Dr Mahathir Mohamad and DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang.

    This came after Justice Nordin Hassan of the High Court in Kuala Lumpur ruled that a defamation suit should proceed to a full trial if the court deems the defendant's claim had lowered and adversely affected the plaintiff, and can be considered defamatory.

    “This evidence should be presented in a trial. There are serious issues to be tried,” the judge added...

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