Category Archives: Court case

Najib, Zahid ordered to file defence over violations of oath

The High Court in Kuala Lumpur instructed Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak and his deputy Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to file their defence in Khairuddin Abu Hassan’s suit over violating their oaths of office. The direction was made by High Court … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, MoCS (Sarawak), Najib Abdul Razak, Zahid Hamidi

Let him rot in jail, netizens say of ‘monster dad’

PETALING JAYA: Netizens say the 48 years in jail a divorcee was sentenced to for incest were insufficient. “Only 48 years? He’s only 36 and another 48 will make him only 84! The devil like this even a grandfather will … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Crime, MoCS (Sarawak)

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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Lawyer: Najib not a public officer, cannot be sued for abuse of power

Najib’s lawyer Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun said that Najib was a member of the administration and that Article 160 (2) of the Federal Constitution excluded members of the administration to be in the public services. — File pic KUALA LUMPUR, … Continue reading

Posted in Court case, Najib Abdul Razak