Anwar's lawyer reaches out of court settlement over defamation suit
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A defamation suit filed by lawyer Datuk Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar against Syarie counsel Kamar Ainiah Kamaruzaman, who represented Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's in his qazaf case, has been settled out of the court after Ms Kamar Ainiah openly apologised in the High Court.
High Court Judge judicial commissioner Vazeer Alam Mydin Meera recorded the settlement in the presence counsel Nizam Bashir Abdul Kariem Bahir and Datuk Haaziq Pillay who acted for Mr Zainur Rijal and Mr Azhar Arman Ali for Ms Kamar Ainiah on Wednesday.
"I commend both parties for reaching this amicable settlement in the holy month of Ramadan," he said.
Other than Ms Kamar Ainiah, her law firm Messr Kamar Ainiah Razif & Zashidi had been named as second defendants.