NO ILL WILL AGAINST CM, SAYS RE­PORTER

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

GE­ORGE TOWN: A Berita Har­ian re­porter told the High Court yes­ter­day she had no “niat ja­hat” (ill will) against Chief Min­is­ter Lim Guan Eng. Siti Sofia Md Nasir said “no” when asked the ques­tion by Leong Wai Hong, who is rep­re­sent­ing New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd (NSTP). Berita Har­ian is a news­pa­per un­der the NSTP sta­ble, in the civil suit filed by Lim against the pub­lish­ing house. The two-term chief min­is­ter had filed the suit against the pa­per for a Aug 20, 2015 re­port ti­tled “Guan Eng tarik ba­lik saman ter­hadap bekas Ke­tua Pem­dua Umno Negeri”. The re­port was on a defama­tion case be­tween Lim and Ba­gan Umno divi­sion chief Datuk Shaik Hus­sein My­din over a Oct 5, 2012, state­ment made by the lat­ter.

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