Court reduces damages awarded to Anwar in suit against TV3


The Appeals Court has today ruled that PKR president Anwar Ibrahim will receive a sum of RM600,000 in general and aggravated damages instead of RM1.1 million in his defamation suit against TV3 for linking him to the Lahad Datu intrusion in Sabah, in 2013. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, May 3, 2021.

ANWAR Ibrahim will only get a sum of RM600,000 in general and aggravated damages instead of RM1.1 million in his defamation suit against TV3 for linking him to the Lahad Datu intrusion in Sabah, in 2013.

This follows a decision today by a Court of Appeal three-member bench led by Justice Has Zanah Mehat to reduce the quantum of damages by setting aside the High Court’s award of RM250,000 each in aggravated and exemplary damages to the Port Dickson Member of Parliament.


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