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Muhammad Shafee loses appeal over suit against Malaysian Bar, AG

Last update: 11/10/2018

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 11 (Bernama) – The Court of Appeal today dismissed an appeal by senior lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah over his defamation suit against the Malaysian Bar, Attorney-General Tommy Thomas and two others relating to his conduct as the deputy public prosecutor in Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's Sodomy II appeal.

Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Datuk David Wong Dak Wah, who chaired a three-man bench, ruled that there is no merit in Muhammad Shafee’s appeal.

“We find no error of the High Court judge. We find that the  High Court judge had dealt extensively on the issue of defence justification,”   said Justice Wong, who heard the appeal with Justices Datuk Umi Kalthum Abdul Majid and Datuk Ahmadi Asnawi.....


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