Jamal Yunos applies to have suits filed by ministers heard jointly

Sg Besar Umno division chief Jamal Md Yunos is applying for a joint trial as both cases involve the misappropriation of Yawas funds and the same witnesses. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 14, 2020.

SG Besar Umno division chief Jamal Md Yunos today applied to the Kuala Lumpur High Court to have the defamation suits filed against him by two ministers heard jointly.

Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok and Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin filed their suits on April 6 and June 14, 2017, respectively, claiming Jamal had made defamatory statements about them concerning the misappropriation of funds belonging to the Yayasan Warisan Anak Selangor (Yawas) foundation.

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