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Nora Anne’s family appoint lawyer Sankara Nair to represent them

SEREMBAN: The family of Nora Anne Quoirin, whose body was found in a ravine in Pantai Hills, has appointed lawyer Sankara N. Nair to represent them. He arrived at the Hospital Tuanku Jaafar mortuary around 10.10am on Wednesday (Aug 14). The authorities are scheduled to conduct a postmortem on Nora Anne’s remains later Wednesday. A...

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Teresa Kok gets nod to cite Malay rights group leader for contempt

Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok. KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has allowed Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok to begin contempt proceedings against a Malay rights group leader for failing to honour an out-of-court settlement in a defamation suit against him. Judge Rohani Ismail gave Kok the green light to cite Azwanddin Hamzah after allowing...

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Mangsa kemalangan boleh saman syarikat lebuh raya, kata peguam

Pengguna boleh mengambil tindakan undang-undang jika mengalami kecederaan, kemalangan dan kehilangan nyawa ketika menggunakan lebuh raya. (Gambar Twitter) PETALING JAYA: Masyarakat dinasihati memahami hak mereka untuk mengambil tindakan undang-undang sekiranya mengalami kecederaan, kemalangan dan kehilangan nyawa ketika menggunakan lebuh raya di negara ini. Peguam, Sankara N Nair berkata orang ramai mesti dimaklumkan mengenai hak mereka...

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Mr Sankara, you demonstrated an excellent level of professionalism

Mr Sankara Nair Thank You, Mr. Sankara Nair! In reference to the article entitled, “FT Minister responds to Taman Rimba Kiara land issue” dated 5th April 2019 published by Free Malaysia Today, I would like to express my many thanks to Mr. Sankara Nair for such a well-articulated explanation that clears my confusion over issues relating to...

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Ivana’s family hopes for justice ahead of court ruling

Dutch model Ivana Smit was found dead on the balcony of a condominium in Kuala Lumpur on Dec 7, 2017. (Instagram pic) PETALING JAYA: The Kuala Lumpur Coroner’s Court will rule on Friday how Dutch model Ivana Smit died two years ago, an infamous case which grabbed the headlines over salacious threesomes and drug use....

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Tajuddin apologises for outbursts, says it’s his first time in court

Pasir Salak MP Tajuddin Abdul Rahman today apologised for his outbursts during the trial of his defamation suit at the Kuala Lumpur High Court. “I apologised to the court as this is my first time in court. I’m not accustomed to it (court procedures),” he said after being reprimanded by Kuala Lumpur High Court judge...

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Tajuddin minta maaf melenting di mahkamah

Ahli Parlimen Pasir Salak Tajuddin Abdul Rahman meminta maaf di mahkamah kerana sikapnya ketika hadir kes perbicaraan saman terhadap Menteri Wilayah Khalid Abdul Samad hari ini. Kes saman itu turut melibatkan dua yang lain iaitu KiniTV Sdn Bhd dan The New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd (NSTP) yang masing-masing diwakili K Shanmuga dan Rueben Mathiavaranam....

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Judge’s ‘judicial kamikaze’ – lawyer urges DPM, Anwar to push for RCI

Lawyer Sankara N Nair (above) has urged Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and her husband PKR president Anwar Ibrahim to push for a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) on the judiciary. This comes after Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer alleged that members of the judiciary had conspired with nominees of politicians...

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Teresa Kok makes good on threat to sue PAS man over ‘anti Islam’ label

PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for DAP deputy secretary-general Teresa Kok today followed up on her apology demand from a Selangor PAS Youth leader with a defamation suit filed on her behalf at the High Court. In her writ of summons against Selangor PAS Youth chief Syarhan Humaizi Halim, Kok, who is also the primary industries minister,...

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Rewcastle-Brown settlement won’t change public perception of PAS, says lawyer

PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has agreed to settle his defamation suit against Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown out of court. (Bernama pic) PETALING JAYA: An out-of-court settlement between Abdul Hadi Awang and Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown will not change public perception about PAS leaders, a lawyer said today. SN Nair said the allegations...