27 Apr '18, 5am

Malaysian police confirm car used by hitmen in Palestinian's murder found

KUALA LUMPUR - The Kuala Lumpur High Court has dismissed an application by 16 now-former Umno members who wanted the party to be dissolved for not conducting internal elections for almost five years, the Malaysian media reported on Friday (April 27). High Court (Appellate and Special Powers) judge Justice Kamaludin Md Said made the order after allowing preliminary objections by the Attorney-General's Chambers last Friday. Met after the decision, the 16 applicants' counsel Mohammed Haniff Khatri Abdulla said they would file an appeal. In issuing his decision, the judge said he had considered the questions raised by the plaintiffs, but felt that he was bound by Section 18C of the Societies Act, Malay Mail Online (MMO) news reported. "A political party's decision on the party's affairs 'shall be final and conclusive' and shall not be challenged, reviewed, questioned or quashe...

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