KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim filed a lawsuit against Kuala Terengganu MP Datuk Ahmad Amzad Hashim for allegedly issuing defamatory statements that the Prime Minister lied about receiving a salary of RM1 when he was Selangor's economic adviser.
Anwar, 75, as the plaintiff, filed the suit through SN Nair & Partners in the Kuala Terengganu High Court by naming Ahmad Amzad as the sole defendant.
Lawyer Datuk SN Nair, who represented Anwar, said the suit was filed at 3.59pm Thursday (Dec 22) afternoon when contacted by Bernama.
In the statement of claim, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman claimed that on Dec 7, the defendant had made several statements to a group of customers while dining at a restaurant.
The PKR president claimed that the statement was republished on TikTok under the name @nelly3868 on the same day (Dec 7) and received more than 4,980 views, 62 comments, 116 'like's, 18 'favourite's and 50 shares. He further claimed the post was accessible up to now.
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