Journalist charged over 'fear-inducing' coronavirus social media posts


KUALA LUMPUR: A journalist claimed trial at a Magistrate's Court here on Wednesday (Feb 5) to three counts of making statements on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) on her Facebook account that could cause disruption of public peace.

Wan Noor Hayati Wan Alias, 41, pleaded not guilty after the charges were read out to her before Magistrate Tawfiq Affandy Chin.

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