Jamal loses bid to strike out defamation suit against Teresa

Sg Besar Umno division chief Jamal Md Yunos alleges that former minister Teresa Kok abused state government funds for her own use. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 27, 2020.

SG Besar Umno division chief Jamal Md Yunos lost his appeal to strike out a defamation suit filed against by former primary industries minister Teresa Kok over alleged abuse of Yayasan Warisan Anak Selangor (Yawas) funds.

A Court of Appeal three-member panel, comprising justices Suraya Othman, Has Zanah Mehat and S. Nantha Balan, today dismissed Jamal’s appeal and ordered him to pay RM7,000 costs to Kok.

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