Human rights activist Lena Hendry, prosecution withdraw their appeals


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 14 Dec 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has struck out an appeal by the prosecution against the sentence meted out to human rights activist Lena Hendry for screening a Sri Lankan civil war documentary that had not been approved by the Censorship Board.

Justice Mohd Sofian Abd Razak made the order after Deputy Public Prosecutor Zalina Awang @ Mamat informed the court that the prosecution had agreed to withdraw its appeal for a higher sentence against Hendry, 32.

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