Aides failed to remove Anwar’s name from legal suits

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PETALING JAYA – Two aides of PKR president Anwar Ibrahim today both failed on their respective applications to remove their boss’ name from legal suits filed by Muhammad Yusoff Rawther as they claimed were all for political stunts.

Yesterday, the Shah Alam Sessions Court dismissed the applications by Anwar’s political aide Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak and press-secretary Tunku Nashrul Tunku Abaidah to remove Anwar’s name from the statement by Muhammad Yusoff on October, last year.

Muhammad Yusoff who filed a civil suit against Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak for allegedly assaulting him last year and also a defamation suit against Tunku Nashrul for issuing press statements tarnishing his reputation.

Today, both Judge Fathiyah Idris and Judge Ishak Bakri dismissed dismissed  both Farhash’s and Nashrul’s application with cost of RM 1,000 to Yusoff. March 3 was scheduled for case management. Both parties have been advised to file their pre-trial documents by then.

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