Category Archives: Court case

Court maintains RM200,000 award to family of man who died in jail

  PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today dismissed the government’s appeal against the award of RM200,000 in exemplary damages to the family of a lorry driver who died in a police lock-up after his medical needs were not attended to. … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Police

Mahathir files appeal to quash ruling that Najib is not public officer

 KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and two others have filed a notice of appeal to reverse the findings of a High Court that incumbent Prime Minster Najib Razak is not a public officer although holding public office. … Continue reading

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Five brothers arrested over transgender’s murder

PETALING JAYA: Five brothers aged between 19 and 30 were picked up by police Thursday afternoon in connection with the murder of a 26-year-old transgender in Kuantan recently. ©Provided by The Star Online They were arrested at their home in … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Crime

Teen model charged with DUI

  Facing the law: Ng flanked by two police officers after arriving at the magistrate’s court in Bukit Mertajam yesterday. BUKIT MERTAJAM: Part-time model Ng Pei Ven, who allegedly drove against traffic on the North-South Expressway (NSE) two weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Court rules Sarawak Muslim convert has right to be Christian

Religious groups and supporters welcome the High Court’s decision. The applicant was not present in court on Thursday.  KUCHING: A Sarawakian Bidayuh who was converted to Islam as a child has been granted a declaration that he is a Christian … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Religion

Amnesty: Brothers to be executed on Wednesday

PETALING JAYA: The two brothers who received a last-minute reprieve from a scheduled execution in February will now face the gallows on Wednesday, said Amnesty International Malaysia (AIM). If the executions take place, it will be the first time that … Continue reading

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Charges against Dr Vida dropped

IPOH: The charges against cosmetics millionaire Datuk Seri Dr Hasmiza Othman – popularly known as Dr Vida – for failing to pay Goods and Services Tax were withdrawn after she settled the full sum, down to the last “10 sen” … Continue reading

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