Tian Chua was eligible to contest GE14, court rules

Tian Chua has won his case against the Election Commission, which rejected his nomination to stand for re-election in his Batu constituency last year. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 6, 2019.

THE High Court in Kuala Lumpur today ruled that former Batu MP Chua Tian Chang – better known as Tian Chua – was eligible to contest in elections.

Justice Mariana Yahya made the decision after allowing the originating summons by Tian Chua as the plaintiff against the Election Commission (EC) as the sole defendant in the suit.

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