Verdict on marathoners Soh Rui Yong-Ashley Liew defamation case could be out by end-September

Ashley Liew (left) is seeking a total of $240,000 from former teammate Soh Rui Yong in general and aggravated damages.
Ashley Liew (left) is seeking a total of $240,000 from former teammate Soh Rui Yong in general and aggravated damages.PHOTOS: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - After more than two years, the long-running legal dispute between ex-national marathon teammates Ashley Liew and Soh Rui Yong will soon draw to a close.

In June, the trial for Liew's defamation suit against Soh ended and both parties filed their closing submissions a month later, followed by reply submissions in late August.

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