UTUSAN MELAYU (MALAYSIA) reported Sep 18, 2008 that the Malay language daily had been served with a Notice of Demand by Member of Parliament and ISA Detainee – TERESA KOK SUH SIM – for alleged libel in respect of a commentary titled “AZAN, JAWI, JAIS, UiTM DAN BA-ALIF-BA-YA” which was published in the ‘Cuit’ column of the UTUSAN MALAYSIA on Sep 10, 2008. The complainant is claiming RM30m for the alleged libel.
The contents of the article said that TERESA KOK hadinsulted Islam which led to her arrest under Malaysia’s detentionwith charges Internal Security Act.
The Company is seeking legal advice on the matter.
Utusan Malaysia slammed with RM 30m legal suit for libel