Soh Rui Yong grilled on stand in defamation suit against Singapore Athletic Association's ex-director

12/1/2022 2:02:00 PM

Soh Rui Yong grilled on stand in defamation suit against Singapore Athletic Association's ex-director

Soh Rui Yong grilled on stand in defamation suit against Singapore Athletic Association's ex-director

SINGAPORE: Athlete Soh Rui Yong spent hours grilled on the stand on Wednesday (Jan 12) in his own suit against a former Singapore Athletic Association (SAA) executive director for defamation. Lawyer Mahmood Gaznavi, who is representing Syed Abdul Malik Syed Hussain Aljunied, repeatedly called Mr Soh \u0022

The judge overseeing the civil trial at one point told Mr Gaznavi that he was"engaging in an argument" with Mr Soh that"serves no purpose".In his comments, which did not name Mr Soh directly, Mr Syed Abdul Malik referred to"one particular runner", saying that"marathon" messed up his"sense of logic and reason beyond repair".

At the time, Mr Syed Abdul Malik was also the executive director of the SAA and"intimately involved" in the dispute between Mr Soh and the association, said Mr Soh's lawyers, PDLegal's Gerard Quek and Daniel Ling.THE LINKED ASHLEY LIEW DEFAMATION SUIT

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