Sulu heirs fail to seize Malaysian properties in Paris

FRENCH bailiffs have failed to enforce a seizure order on three properties owned by the Malaysian government in Paris in a case linked to a US$15 billion (RM67 billion) court award to descendants of a former Sulu sultan, Reuters reported.

They attempted to assess the properties yesterday following a court-issued order last December, but officials at the Malaysian embassy in Paris turned them away, the heirs’ lawyers and the Malaysian government said.