By Jocelyn Ann Dragon
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 14 (Bernama) -- Petaling Jaya Utara Member of Parliament Tony Pua Kiam Wee has lost his appeal to lift an interim interparte injunction obtained by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak against him (Pua) over a video clip which the Prime Minister claimed was defamatory.
The Court of Appeal's three-man bench comprising Datuk Abang Iskandar Abang Hashim, Puan Sri Zaleha Yusof and Datuk Yaacob Md Sam today unanimously dismissed Pua's appeal to set aside a High Court decision in granting Najib the injunction order to restrain Pua from repeating the alleged slanderous allegations.
Yaacob, who delivered the court's judgment said the court found that Najib had satisfied the necessary requirement for an interim injunction to be allowed.
He said there was evidence of Pua's intention to repeat the alleged defamatory statement.
Yaacob also said the court took judicial notice that the Attorney-General had made a decision that Najib had committed no wrongdoing in relation to 1MDB.....