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Sharpshooter was ordered to pay RM300k to the Minister

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia Court today ordered a blogger to pay compensation to the Minister of Information Communication and Culture, Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim for slandering the minister in a blog article.

Blogger, Amizudin Ahmat was ordered to pay 400 thousand ringgit (about USD 1.13 billion) on his blog an article that calls Rais raping housekeeper who comes from Indonesia. Similarly, as reported by the official Malaysian news agency, Bernama, Tuesday (07/19/2011).

In January, Rais (69) requires Amizudin (42) which is also a member of the youth committee of the People's Justice Party (PKR), for defamation over articles posted on the blog Amizudin, on approximately December 28, 2010 last.

In her ruling today, Judge Datin Zabariah Mohd Yusof said the compensation is deserved Rais remember facts and nature of the allegations.

In its claim, Rais confirmed that all posts in the Malay-language articles that are envious and malign him.

In the article mentioned Rais had raped a maid from Indonesia who work as domestic workers in her home for 8 years.

According to Judge Zabariah, the allegations very seriously and not just Rais could damage the reputation nationally and internationally. But also can disrupt the personal lives of Rais and his family.
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