Having been able to produce a corroborative witness who he himself have done wrong to the accused.
If the truth of the matter malicious words were literary just "hand to mouth" so to speak to the accused.
Who else can defend the accused if it was a one on one single encounter with its star witness. And later on orchestrated a corroborative witness.
What is the penalty? And the legal remedy since the complainant is bountiful and the accused is simply a victim.