Monday, 2 December 2013

Case Update:- 25/11/2013 - Application to strike out filed in High Court, next date 17/3/2014

Today (25/11/2013) was a case management, below is the update

1) Lena's lawyer informed the court that an application to strike out the charges/case had been made to the High Court. The date for the hearing of this application has not been set yet, and we will inform all when we get details.

2) The Magistrate fixed March 17th  2014 for the final case management,  and the trial dates have been fixed for 31st March  - 4th of April 2014.Lena's lawyer New Sin Yew tried to ask for a suspension of proceedings in Magistrate Court pending the high court judgement on the striking out application, but the Magistrate refused saying that he will set the dates first and if there is any instructions from the High Court, he can always review the dates later.

Magistrate Court 6

Magistrate:  Ashraf Razal Abdul Manan 
Deputy Public Prosecutor: Chean Ooi Ling
Lena's Defence Team: New Sin Yew, Edmund Bon, Joshua Tay

Watching Brief 
Suhakam(Malaysian Human Rights Commission) - represented by Siti Kasim

* European Union Delegation to Malaysia, represented by Mr Ivan, is following the case

** The news is that the American Bar Association (ABA)and the Bar Council will also be holding watching brief once the case starts

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