Court strikes out Hannah Yeoh’s defamation suit against ex-IGP on technical grounds

The High Court has today struck out a defamation suit by Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh against ex-IGP Musa Hassan for failing to comply with the court’s orders regarding the filing of certain pre-trial documents. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 3, 2021.

THE High Court today struck out a defamation suit by former deputy women, family and community development minister Hannah Yeoh against former inspector-general of police Musa Hassan on technical reasons.

The suit was over the remarks Musa, as the defendant, made during a speech at a forum held in Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) on January 30, 2020.

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!

Subscribe Now!

Sign up or sign in here to comment.