Court acquits Azmi Sharom of sedition charge


KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court has acquitted and discharged Universiti Malaya law lecturer Associate Professor Dr Azmi Sharom of a sedition charge over an online article published in 2014.

DPP Ezrene Zakariah initially requested the court Friday that Azmi be given a discharge not amounting to an acquittal.

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Courts , Crime , Sedition , Azmi Sharom , Acquittal

   

Next In Nation

Driver injured after lorry skidded into ditch in Pekan Nanas Premium
Flash floods hit Baling after downpour Premium
Cops ready to back joint operations to plug cooking oil subsidy leakage, says IGP Premium
Six vehicles damaged in JB used car centre fire Premium
Ira Kaza ordered to file statement of defence against Puteri Sarah’s suit Premium
Malaysia 'not ready' for four-day working week, says Cuepacs Premium
Land border agreements involving 12 sectors between states yet to be finalised Premium
Syed Saddiq ordered withdrawal of RM1mil from Armada’s account, says witness Premium
Six-month rent moratorium for campus food stall operators, says Noraini Premium
Queen visits Heritage Technology and Gastronomy Academy at Centexs, Sarawak Premium

Others Also Read