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Nation 06 Nov 2017 | 8:38 AM

Apex court rules exemplary damages not available for death-in-custody cases

PUTRAJAYA: The families of death-in-custody victims now have fewer rights when it comes to claiming damages following a majority Federal Court ruling Monday.

Nation 28 Jun 2016 | 8:24 AM

Award in Kugan’s case wrong, court hears

PUTRAJAYA: The landmark award of RM300,000 in exemplary damages to the family of A. Kugan, who died in police custody seven years ago, was wrong as it goes against the Civil Law Act, a Federal Court heard.

Nation 11 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

RM3m for ex-ISA detainee

PUTRAJAYA: A businessman was awarded RM3.3mil in general and exemplary damages after the High Court ruled that the extension of his detention under the Internal Security Act was unlawful and unconstitutional.

Nation 10 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ex-ISA detainee awarded RM3.3mil

PUTRAJAYA: The High Court here Thursday awarded RM3.3mil in general and exemplary damages to a businessman for wrongful detention under the Internal Security Act (ISA) in 1994, for alleged involvement in issuing fake permits and passports to foreign workers.

Nation 29 Apr 2014 | 2:16 PM

Kugan death: Court seeks details on misfeasance claim

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has asked counsel for A Kugan, who died in police custody, for more information as to whether the distress suffered by his mother could entitle her to exemplary damages in her claim of misfeasance of public office.

Business 07 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Ibrahim sues Perdana Petroleum

PETALING JAYA: Former major shareholder of oil and gas services provider Petra Perdana Bhd, Tengku Datuk Ibrahim Petra Tengku Indra Petra is suing Perdana Petroleum Bhd, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) as well as 11 other individuals for exemplary damages of RM50mil and to have an injunction against the parties for assessing and using an email account belonging to him.

Nation 19 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

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