Arrest Warrant Issued On Sarawak Report Editor For Failing To Turn Up In Court
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The Magistrate Court has issued an arrest warrant against Sarawak Report Editor, Clare Rewcastle-Brown, for failing to appear in court in connection with the defamation case against Terengganu Sultanah, Sultanah Nur Zahirah.
The order was issued by the Magistrate Nordiana Abd Aziz after the prosecution applied for an arrest warrant to be issued against Rewcastle-Brown.
The Sarawak Report Editor is facing charges under Section 500 of the Penal Code for mentioning Sultanah Nur Zahirah in The Sarawak Report – The Inside Story of the 1MDB Expose book.
It’s reported by Bernama that court has set 23 November as the case re-mention date.
Defamation lawsuit filed back in 2018
Previously, the Sultanah filed a defamation suit on 21 November 2018 against Rewcastle-Brown over de