Zul Noordin, Utusan apologise

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur High Court recorded a settlement yesterday in which former Perkasa vice-president Datuk Zulkifli Noordin retracted a defamatory blog post and agreed to pay an undisclosed amount in costs to ex-PKR deputy president Dr Syed Husin Ali, news portal Malaysiakini reported.

The company behind the pro-Umno newspaper, Utusan Melayu (M) Bhd, will also pay undisclosed costs to Syed Husin and will withdraw its article which quoted Zulkifli’s blog.  Zulkifli and Utusan have apologised and the Perkasa leader withdrew  his counterclaim on Syed Husin  — The Malaysian Insider

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on September 30, 2014.