Court orders Mai TT to pay $500 000 defamation charges

Mai TT to pay $500K defamation claims


High Court judge Justice Edith Mushore has ordered comedienne Mai TT (real name Felistas Murata) to pay a friend she branded a witch, a prosti_tute, a gossiper, and cultists, Memory Muyaka $500 000( about US$ 6000 ) in damages for laying a scathing attack on her friend using her highly followed Facebook page.

Mai TT who was also slapped with the costs of the lawsuit, reportedly posted on her Facebook page that has close to 300 000 followers that the businesswoman Muyaka also blackmailed her clients.

The summons seen by the publication submitted on behalf of Muyaka reportedly stated that:

…These statements were both wrongful and defamatory of plaintiff (Muyaka) who is a business person and a legally married woman highly regarded in her community. The defendant (Mai TT) further claimed that the plaintiff had given charms to her husband so that he would not complain or question her when she committed adultery. This was false and intended to impute that the plaintiff is an evil person. This statement is wrongful and defamatory of the plaintiff, who is a Christian.

In delivering the judgment, Justice Mushore said:

After reading documents filed . . . and hearing counsel it is ordered that the defendant pays the plaintiff $500 000 … with interest at the prescribed rate starting from the date of judgment to date of payment in full,

One of  Mai TT’s friends is currently or remand as Mai TT reported her to the police and said she wanted to kill her and instructed her assistant to suffocate her with a pillow while she was in the hospital.

-Daily News


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