Kepong MP files appeal to stay RM2 million libel award

KEPONG lawmaker Lim Lip Eng has filed an application in the Court of Appeal for a stay of a court ruling for him to pay RM2 million in damages in a defamation suit filed by MonSpace (M) Sdn Bhd and its founder Jessy Lai Cha Suang.

His lawyer, Guok Ngek Seong, confirmed that the notice of motion seeking a stay order was filed yesterday together with a certificate of urgency.