KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 3 (Bernama) -- The Kuala Lumpur High Court has fixed Feb 13 for clarification and decision on the application by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and four others to strike out an originating summons filed by Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) chairman P. Waytha Moorthy and 18 others.
The originating summons sought a court declaration that international Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik is a threat to national security and not be allowed to be in Malaysia.
Judge Datin Azizah Nawawi fixed the date in chambers after hearing submissions from lawyers R. Kengadharan and S. Karthigesan who represented Waytha Moorthy and the 18 others as the plaintiffs.
Also submitting in the proceedings were Senior Federal Counsel Suzana Atan and Shamsul Bolhassan, representing Ahmad Zahid, who is also Home Minister, the director-general of the Malaysian Immigration Department, the director-general of the National Registration Department, Inspector-General of Police and the Government of Malaysia, who were named as the defendants.
Lawyer Adnan Seman appeared for Pribumi Perkara Malaysia (Perkasa) president Datuk Ibrahim Ali, who is an intervenor in the case.....