Court rejects taxi driver’s bid to delist LTTE as terrorist group

Court rejects taxi driver’s bid to delist LTTE as terrorist group

2 months ago

PUTRAJAYA – The Federal Court here today dismissed a taxi driver’s application to obtain leave to proceed with his appeal in a bid to delist the Liberation of Tigers Tamil Eelam (LTTE) as a terrorist group.

In the court's decision, justice Datuk Vernon Ong Lam Kiat, who led the three-member panel of judges, said after considering the arguments raised and perusing the appeal records, leave was refused with no order as to cost as the matter related was to public interest.

He said the five questions proposed by V. Balamurugan’s lawyers did not meet the threshold requirement under Section 96 of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964.

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