Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib granted stay in RM30 million ‘Mutaah’ payment to former wife

Lawyers Datuk Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar and Saadiah Din acting for Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib today successfully obtained a stay on the order of the RM30 million ‘mutaah’ (conciliatory gift) granted to his former wife Shahnaz Abdul Majid by the Kuala Lumpur Shariah High Court last week.

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Registrar Nor Faiz Asfal Abu Bakar who heard the ex-parte application this afternoon granted the leave to file the application for stay and the temporary stay of execution for the 10th March Order pending hearing of the application for stay.
A notice of appeal had also been filed earlier by the lawyers on Monday 14 March 2016.
The application for stay of the 10th March order is scheduled for mention on Monday, 21st March 2016.