Source: The Mole
Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) candidate for the Bukit Besi state seat Mohd Shamsul Mat Amin said he will pursue his defamation suit against Pas president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.
Speaking to The Mole on Tuesday, Mohd Shamsul said: “I will not budge from my decision on this lawsuit.”
“As I have spoken many times before, this is done to uphold my credibility as well as to clear my name and family’s reputation,” he said.
On Monday, Sinar Harian reported the High Court set May 18 for case management on Abdul Hadi’s application to set aside the default judgment against him.
Commenting on this, Mohd Shamsul said: “I do not mind. The defendant has the legal right to do so.”
He also added that judging from Abdul Hadi’s response on this issue, it is clear that both parties are willing to proceed with the court case.
“I just wish people as well as party leadership understand that this case has nothing to do with PKR or Pas.”
“This is my personal decision alone and I do not intend to gain any political mileage out of this,” he said. Continue reading