Azam Baki suit against journalist to be heard in July next year

THE defamation suit filed by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Azam Baki against Center for Combating Cronyism and Corruption senior researcher K. Lalitha has been fixed for four days beginning July 9 next year.

Azam, 59, filed the suit against Lalitha, 50, on January 12 last year over an article published by the Independent News Service (INS) news portal related to a purchase of shares.