Baling Member of Parliament Datuk Seri Azeez Rahim lost a defamation suit against DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng over the Penang undersea tunnel project and is instructed to pay RM50,000 costs.
The suit, which involved Azeez claiming Lim to have links with an RM3mil kickback connected with the Penang undersea tunnel project.
Lim allegedly made the remark at a press conference in 2018.
Azzez sought general and exemplary damages and other relief deemed fit by the court.
Deputy Registrar Uma Devi Loganathan read out the verdict. The result was given by Justice Rosilah Yap, who deemed Azeez for not having enough grounds and failing to produce a proof for the case.
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