Absence of 'malice'; PKA’s Lee wants Tiong suit struck out

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  • Thursday, 10 Feb 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: Port Klang Authority (PKA) chairman Datuk Lee Hwa Beng applied to the High Court to strike out a defamation suit filed by former Kuala Di­­mensi Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing against him on grounds that the claim did not contain any allegation that his action was malicious.

His lead counsel Leong Wai Hong said the word “malice” was not stated in Tiong’s statement of claim to support his defamation suit against his client.

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