Court of Appeal rejects Mukhriz's bid to cite Najib for contempt

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The Court of Appeal today upheld the decision of the High Court in Kuala Lumpur not to grant leave to Bersatu deputy president Mukhriz Mahathir to cite Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak for contempt.

The three-member bench dismissed Mukhriz's appeal to cite Najib for contempt with regard to his comments on Facebook.

Najib's comments had been published six days before the court heard Mukhriz's defamation suit against the prime minister's press aide Tengku Sarifuddin Tengku Ahmad...

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