KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court ordered Faghira Fatini, the daughter of actor Kazaruddin Saisi, to file her statement of defence inside a month, against the suit filed by actress Puteri Sarah.
Lawyer Datuk Akberdin Abdul Kader – representing Puteri Sarah or her actual title Puteri Sarah Liyana Megat Kamaruddin because the plaintiff – mentioned decide Rofiah Mohamad issued the order in the course of the case administration proceedings in chambers at present.
“The courtroom has instructed the defendant (Faghira) to file her defence inside one month. If it’s vital to reply, we (plaintiff) will reply, if not, the courtroom will set a listening to date,” the lawyer instructed reporters when met outdoors the courtroom after the proceedings.
He mentioned the courtroom has mounted Aug 23 for additional case administration.
In addition, Akberdin mentioned the courtroom additionally upheld the ex-parte injunction interim order by which the defendant was ordered to cease issuing, disseminating and posting any statement or any type of harassment against Puteri Sarah on social media till the trial is accomplished.
“Counsel on behalf of the defendant didn’t object to the interim injunction and the courtroom upheld the order,” he mentioned.
Earlier, Puteri Sarah, who’s the spouse of actor and movie director Mohd Syamsul Mohd Yusof, obtained the interim injunction order.
Asked if each events had been doubtless to settle the suit amicably, Akberdin mentioned the matter has but to be thought-about.
“If there may be an initiative (to settle amicably), allow us to see first…we’re not being boastful, so long as the supply is logical, we’ll think about it after getting directions from the consumer (Puteri Sarah),” he mentioned.
Counsel Ammar Ghalip representing Faghira – or higher often known as Ira Kazar – when contacted, confirmed that his celebration wants to file a statement of defence earlier than or on Aug 4.
“My consumer has already entered an look final Friday and at present, the courtroom confirmed the defendant (consumer) has appointed a lawyer,” Ammar mentioned.
Puteri Sarah, 37, filed the suit final month after she was alleged to have been on the receiving finish of a barrage of harassment and threats from Faghira, 27, by way of social media. – Bernama