Tag: unlawful detention
The defendants have agreed to pay RM25,000 in damages and RM5,000 in costs.
Khairuddin filed RM8.83 million suit for unlawful detention and malicious prosecution for lodging reports overseas about funds missing from the state investment fund.
The plaintiff, Khairuddin Abu Hassan, is seeking RM8.83 million in damages after claiming he was unlawfully detained three years ago.
Federal Government, former IGP and Attorney-General are among seven people named as defendants.
Their lawyer says the acquittal of the duo by the Sessions Court proves their innocence of the charge of financial sabotage.
Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak says a person’s freedom is priceless and that a “clear message should be sent, otherwise they keep repeating it, so it has to be a deterrent".