TNB liable to pay damages for floods in Bertam Valley

TNB liable to pay damages for floods in Bertam Valley

The Edge Markets - Malaysia·2019-11-12 17:54

PUTRAJAYA (Oct 12): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has failed in its final bid to appeal a court decision that found the company liable for causing flash floods in Bertam Valley in the Cameron Highlands six years ago.

The utility giant is therefore required to pay damages to the 100 residents who had filed a negligence suit over the loss of four lives and the destruction of property due to the floods.

This Federal Court today refused to grant leave to TNB to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision to uphold a High Court decision that found the company negligent in releasing water from the Sultan Abu Bakar Hydroelectric Dam.

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