A warrant of capture has been given against Sarawak Report proofreader Clare Rewcastle Brown for neglecting to show up in court to confront a charge of stigmatizing the Sultanah of Terengganu, Sultanah Nur Zahirah.
Officer Nordiana Abd Aziz gave the warrant today following an application by the prosecution.The court set Nov 23 for notice.
Delegate public examiners Engku Ahmad Rashdi Engku Abdillah, Noor Haslinda Che Seman and Nadia Zulkefli showed up for the indictment.
Rewcastle Brown should be available in court today to confront a charge under Section 500 of the Penal Code for offering trashing expressions about Sultanah Nur Zahirah in her book, The Sarawak Report – The Inside Story of the 1MDB Expose.Sultanah Nur Zahirah, who recorded the suit on Nov 21, 2018, guaranteed that the assertion by Rewcastle Brown could be interpreted as meaning that she was engaged with degenerate practices and meddled in Terengganu’s organization, and utilized her status to impact the foundation of the Terengganu Investment Authority (TIA), which later became 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).
She asserted that the assertion likewise understood her as having helped criminal money manager Jho Low or Low Taek Jho to turn into the consultant for TIA.