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Published: Friday February 28, 2014 MYT 10:14:00 AM
Updated: Friday February 28, 2014 MYT 12:16:54 PM

Anwar wins defamation suit against Papagomo, awarded RM850,000

KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim won his suit against Papagomo Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris over postings of defamatory words and images of Anwar with another man.

High Court Judicial Commissioner Rosilah Yop awarded RM800,000 in damages to Anwar and RM50,000 in costs.

In his suit filed on March 21 last year, Anwar said the defendant had wrongly posted four defamatory statements on the blog between March 16 and 20.

In his defence,Wan Muhammad Azri said he had never published words, images videos or created any web link which was slanderous of Anwar.

JC Rosilah found that the defendant was actually Papagomo.

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