BY V. ANBALAGAN, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's lawyers have yet to file a suit against The Wall Street Journal over its report that he kept billions in his personal bank accounts. – The Malaysian Insider file pic, October 2, 2015. -
"His reputation will also reflect on the nation," Nair said in response to the prime minister's lawyers, who recently said there was no point filing a suit if WSJ invoked a US law that would protect it from paying damages.
Najib's lawyers have said they are waiting for a reply from WSJ's counsel in Singapore before deciding whether or not to proceed with the suit against the newspaper. (link to http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/najibs-suit-against-wsj-pending-reply-from-papers-lawyers-says-hafarizam)
One of the prime minister's lawyers, Datuk Hafarizam Harun, said they wanted to know if the paper's publisher, Dow Jones & Company, would invoke a US law to frustrate any judgment should Najib win the defamation suit in Malaysia.
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