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Perlis Student Charged With Murder Of Newborn

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KANGAR- A 22-year-old student was charged at the magistrate’s court today with the murder of her newborn baby early this month. Nur Azian Khalid from Jalan Santan here was charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code. She is staring at a mandatory death penalty if found guilty. The accused, who is not married, nodded…

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Man Charged With Raping A Girl He Got To Know Via WeChat

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PUTRAJAYA- A maintenance company worker has been charged with raping a 15-year-old-girl whom he got to know via the WeChat messaging app. Muhammad Ajid Nasiruddin, 19, was accused of raping the girl at an abandoned house in Wangsa Maju at 9pm on Aug 7. He was charged under Section 376(1) of the Penal Code, at…

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Company CEO Arrested For Molesting Nurse

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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested a chief executive officer of a real estate and investment company for allegedly harassing a nurse at a private hospital in Subang Jaya. Selangor police Criminal Investigation Department chief Senior Assistant Commissioner Fadzil Ahmat said the 58-year-old man believed to be a Datuk was arrested following a police report lodged…

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Cops Nab 8 For Suspected Motorcycle Thefts

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KOTA KINABALU: Drug addicts were among eight men nabbed by Sabah police today over suspicion of being involved in motorcycle theft cases. They were picked up separately in seven raids conducted at the Inanam area here between Aug 22 and Sept 11 following two reports lodged in Feb and the latest on Sept 4. District…

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Two Child Rape Suspects Freed From Custody

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MIRI: Two boys aged 10 and 11 who were taken into custody by the police in Limbang town in northern Sarawak on suspicion of raping a nine-year-old girl have been released due to their age. Sarawak CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Dev Kumar said the two boys, who are not schooling, were questioned but…

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Australia Taps Into Malaysian Expertise

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Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia will help Australia boost its capacity to respond to mass disasters by hosting forensic science students from Western Australia for a two week intensive course. Murdoch University forensic science lecturer Dr Paola Magni worked with head of UKM Forensics Dr Raja Zuha to organise the important strategic initiative that will assist budding…

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Jailed A Week For Trying To Bribe MACC Officer

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KUALA LUMPUR: A lorry driver is set to celebrate his 45th birthday behind bars today when he was sentenced to a week in prison and fined RM10,000 in default eight months jail for offering a bribe last year. Judge Madihah Harullah meted out the sentence against How Ah Lai after he pleaded guilty to offering…

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Investors Of RCFX Forex Trading Company Cry Foul

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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Yet another ‘money game’ scam has been unveiled in the state. This time a group of investors claimed they have been cheated of RM703,000 in total after they invested in a forex trading company called RCFX since 2014. The single biggest investment was RM150,000. A spokesman for the group, who only wanted to…

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Lahad Datu Man Beaten To Death Over Stolen Chicken

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LAHAD DATU – A man here was beaten to death because he was suspected of having stolen a chicken. The 37-year-old was struck repeatedly with blunt objects by a man believed to be the allegedly-stolen bird’s owner at Kampung Bugis at 12.30am yesterday. The victim was sent to the district hospital by members of the…

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Fined RM80K For Transporting RM7K Worth Of Illegal Ciggies

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KUALA TERENGGANU – A 31-year-old shop assistant from Johor was fined RM80,000 today for trafficking 1,000 cartons of counterfeit cigarettes worth RM7,000. Mohd Rafiq Abd Rashid is facing a six-month jail term should he failed to settle the fine. Magistrate Abdul Hayyi Salim delivered the sentence after the accused pleaded guilty to the offence under…

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Home Ministry To Rid Agencies Of Staff Involved In Crime

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SHAH ALAM – The Home Ministry is to undertake a thorough clean-up to rid the agencies under its jurisdiction of officers and staff involved in crime, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Ahmad Zahid, who is also the Home Minister, said the clean-up would be carried out all the time and…

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Efforts To Combat Crime Should Cross Political Divide

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IPOH – Efforts to fight crime need the cooperation of all parties, regardless of their political differences, says Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir. He said it was the responsibility of all quarters including politicians to combat crime and it should not be left to the police alone. “As elected representatives, we…

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Six Men Charged With Organised Crime

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KAJANG – Six men were charged in the Sessions court here today for allegedly taking part in organised crime involving ‘Gang 360 Devan’. They were Muhammad Rushlan Abdullah, B. Letchumanan, K. Alagasuveeran, M. Paramaguru, R. Sathies and Elangonaidu, aged between 31 and 44. They nodded when the charges against them were read out separately before…

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Violent Youth Shot Dead After Drama-Filled Car Chase

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NIBONG TEBAL: A 21-year-old youth was shot dead and another arrested following a dramatic 10km car chase during which several police vehicles were rammed. One of the police patrol cars overturned after it was hit by the multi-purpose vehicle driven by the youth. OCPD Supt Shafee Abd Samat said the chase started when a police…

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‘Don Tiger’ Gang Busted

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“The gang was also involved in the attempted murder of a police outrider who was on duty on December 2, 2015 as well as the recent robbery at the Econsave Supermarket (in Tambun) this month,” he said. Hasnan said police were now tracking down remnants of the gang. On yesterday’s shootout, Hasnan said it occurred…

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Police Plug Home Security Leak After Arrests Of Four Fake Plumbers

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SERDANG: Four men pretending to be plumbers so they will not rouse suspicion when allegedly breaking into vacant houses have been arrested by police here. Serdang OCPD Asst Comm Megat Mohd Aminuddin Megat Alias said the suspects, in their 30s and 40s, were arrested in four separate locations in Seri Kembangan and Cheras on Monday.…

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Sheila Majid’s Former Clerk Gets Jail For Misappropriating Company Money

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KUALA LUMPUR: A former clerk of jazz queen Datuk Sheila Majid was jailed four years after the court found her guilty of committing criminal breach of trust involving RM90,000. Sessions Court judge Zulqarnain Hassan handed down the decision after the prosecution had succeeded in proving a case beyond reasonable doubt against Nasimah Kamarudin, 39. Judge…

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Actor’s Wife Nabbed In Human Trafficking Probe

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KUALA LUMPUR: The wife of a popular actor was among 28 immigration department personnel detained for alleged involvement in a human trafficking syndicate, said deputy inspector-general of police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim. He said the suspects including the 33-year-old woman were nabbed in a special operation conducted in Putrajaya last Tuesday. “They are suspected…

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8 Including ‘Datuk’ Charged With Involvement In Organised Crime

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JOHOR BARU – Eight men including a Datuk were brought to the magistrate’s court here on Thursday morning for allegedly being involved in organised crime. The accused, led by Datuk K. Elumalai, 42, and seven of his followers were charged for allegedly carrying out organised criminal activities between Jan 18 and Aug 19, 2015. The…

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RM15,000 Fine For Pimp Cum Pasar Malam Trader

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KUALA LUMPUR: A night market trader was Monday fined RM15,000 or six months in jail for illicitly procuring clients for prostitutes. Mok Chwan Pin, 31, pleaded guilty before judge M. Kunasundary to pimping at Mermaid Massage, No.113-2 in Jalan Mega Mendung, Kompleks Bandar, Off Jalan Klang Lama, Brickfields here, at 9.20pm on March 23. Deputy…

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Bilqis Hijjas Freed Of Insulting Behaviour Charge

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KUALA LUMPUR: A dance producer was acquitted of behaving in an insulting manner in public when she allegedly dropped yellow balloons at an event attended by the Prime Minister and his wife. Magistrate Muhamad Faizal Ismail said that the prosecution failed to prove a prima facie case against Bilqis Hijjas (pic), the daughter of prominent…

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Anti-Crime NGO Head To Be Remanded Thursday

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PETALING JAYA: The anti-crime NGO chief arrested late Wednesday night is set to be remanded on Thursday over allegations of receiving “protection money” from an illegal gambling operator. The 32-year-old man, who has a Datuk title, allegedly received RM25,000 from the gambling operator during a meeting near the Nilai toll plaza on Wednesday night. He…

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Uttering Threat Is A Crime, As Plaster Ceiling Worker Discovers

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KUALA LUMPUR: A plaster ceiling worker was ordered to pay a fine of RM1,800 in default one month’s imprisonment for threatening to harm his father with a gas tank and lighter. J. Thevakumar, 33, admitted before magistrate Mohd Faizal Ismail to making the threat against his father S. Jai Raman, 66, a pensioner, to scare…

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Maid Jailed For Feeding Singaporean Child Urine-Laced Milk

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SINGAPORE: A 27-year-old Indonesian maid has been jailed for six weeks here for feeding her employer’s child with milk mixed with her urine. Ela, who goes by one name, had pleaded guilty to one count of committing mischief at her employer’s home in Pine Close on Oct 16 last year. A second charge was taken…

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Man Trades Gallows For Jail And Whipping

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GEORGE TOWN: An unemployed man was jailed 10 years and ordered to be whipped 10 times by a High Court here after he pleaded guilty to an alternate charge of drug possession. Yeoh Lin Zheng, 24, admitted possessing 77.87gm of methamphetamine at a petrol kiosk in Lebuh Raya Thean Teik, Bandar Baru Air Itam, at…

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Man In Court For Flashing

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SHAH ALAM: A restaurant helper was charged with trespassing at a hostel and flashing at a woman there. Muhammad Salihin Zailan, 25, from Sungai Mati in Muar, Johor, pleaded not guilty to the charges under Sections 448 and 509 of the Penal Code respectively. He was accused of entering a fireman’s unit at the Seksyen…

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Msian Gets Five Years In New Zealand Jail For Pouring Boiling Water On Co-Worker

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PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian has been sentenced to five years and seven months in jail in New Zealand for pouring boiling water over a co-worker’s head. According to the New Zealand Herald, Kian-Wee Show, a Malaysian national on a work visa, pleaded guilty to a charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.…

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Baby’s Death: Remand Extended For Civil Servant And Boyfriend

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SEPANG: The remand order on a civil servant and her boyfriend suspected to be involved in the death of a baby girl at an apartment in Putra Perdana last week has been extended for another six days from tomorrow. The extension of the remand order was issued by Magistrate Court’s deputy registrar Alpha Dragam here…

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Jabing Kho To Hang After Failing Final Bid To Commute Sentence

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PETALING JAYA: Sarawakian Jabing Kho, who was convicted of murder, will be executed after his bid to commute a death sentence at Singapore’s Court of Appeal failed on Tuesday. The five-man Court of Appeal unanimously threw out Jabing’s bid to escape the hangman’s noose. Jabing, 31, from Ulu Baram, Sarawak was found guilty of killing…

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Policeman Sent To The Gallows For Being Accomplice In Fatal Shooting

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IPOH: A police inspector was sent to the gallows by the High Court here today for being an accomplice in a robbery and fatal shooting at a goldsmith shop seven years ago. Mohd Taufik Peter Abdullah, 49, was found to have allowed his pistol to be used by S. Nagendran when they were robbing the…

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