AGC to drop criminal defamation charge against journalist


Journalist Tashny Sukumaran previously took to Twitter to recount her experience of being touched inappropriately by a dermatologist. – Twitter pic, January 14, 2020.

THE Attorney-General’s Chambers will be withdrawing the criminal defamation charge against journalist Tashny Sukumaran, who is scheduled to appear at the Kuala Lumpur Court Complex tomorrow.

Attorney-General Tommy Thomas told The Malaysian Insight that the defamation charge over a series of tweets last year, alleging inappropriate physical contact during a medical examination, will be withdrawn.


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