Lynas injunction hearing fixed for July 19
KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — The High Court postponed to July 19 the inter-partes injunction hearing by Lynas Corporation Limited and Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd to restrain Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas (SMSL), an anti-Lynas group, and its two directors from further publishing defamatory article on Lynas.
SMSL’s counsel Datuk Bastian Pius Vendargon told reporters that Lynas had served its affidavit pertaining to the injunction hearing to the defendants yesterday.
He said the defendants needed time to file its affidavit in reply and the court fixed July 19 to hear the inter-partes injunction.
He also said that both parties had submitted written submissions on the injunction to the court.
On April 19, Lynas Corporation of Sydney, Australia, and Lynas Malaysia filed the suit against SMSL Sdn Bhd and its two directors, Tan Bun Teet and Lim Sow Teow, over a defamatory article published on its blogsite on March 22.
In the suit Lynas also sought for the defendants to remove the article from its blogsite until the disposal of the suit. — Bernama