Malaysiakini pays RM500,000 fine

MKini Dotcom, the owner of Malaysiakini has paid the RM500,000 imposed on it on February 19 by the Federal Court for contempt. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 23, 2021.

MKINI Dotcom Sdn Bhd, which runs the news portal Malaysiakini, paid the RM500,000 fine imposed by the Federal Court after it found the company guilty of contempt over the publication of readers’ comments.

Mkini Dotcom’s lawyer, A. Surendra Ananth, when contacted, confirmed that the fine had been paid at the court counter today.

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