malaysia - Criminal Law

Welfare Worker fined for splashing Petrol on Office Floor

PETALING JAYA, Feb 15 (Bernama) - A welfare worker was fined RM5,000, in default five months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today for criminal intimidation by splashing petrol on the floor of the management office of an apartment here last Saturday.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man gets 30 Years' Jail, Whipping for raping, sexually assaulting Girlfriend's Daughter

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 14 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was sentenced to 30 years’ jail and eight strokes of the cane by the Special Criminal Court on Sexual Crimes Against Children here, after he pleaded guilty to raping and committing physical sexual assaults to his girlfriend’s 13-year-old daughter until she gave birth to a baby girl.
Date: 14 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Vietnamese Woman gets a Years' Jail for Unlawful Passport Possession

MERSING, Feb 13 (Bernama) - A Vietnamese woman was sentenced to a years’ jail by the Magistrate's Court, here today, after she pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of passports which did not belong to her, early this month.
Date: 13 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Khairil Amir Bin Hussaini v Pendakwa Raya

Date: 28 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 487; Source: Federal Court Registry

Rose Achieng Ojala (W/Kenya) v Pendakwa Raya

Date: 28 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 486; Source: Federal Court Registry

K Parameswaran A/L Kalimuthu v Pendakwa Raya

Date: 28 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 485; Source: Federal Court Registry

Food Delivery Man fined for Threatening to kill Ex-wife

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Bernama) - A food delivery man was fined RM3,000, in default four months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today for making murder threats on his former wife through the Whatsapp application.
Date: 08 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Unemployed Man jailed Two Months for punching Mum

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was sentenced to two months’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court here today for punching his mother on the eye following an argument.
Date: 08 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Bangladeshi Man pleads Guilty to bribing Policeman

BUTTERWORTH, Feb 8 (Bernama) - A Bangladeshi construction worker pleaded guilty in the Sessions Court here today to bribing a policeman to accept a document belonging to somebody else as a personal document for an Indonesian woman who was caught without valid travel document.
Date: 08 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Breaking into Steel Factory to steal Cables, duo get 10 Months Jail

PETALING JAYA, Feb 7 (Bernama) - Two friends got 10 months jail each for breaking into a steel factory to steal TNB cables, last Friday.
Date: 07 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Caterer gets Jail, Fine, Whipping for Cheating

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 (Bernama) - A caterer was sentenced to two years' imprisonment, a stroke of the rotan and fined RM5,000 by the Magistrate's Court here today after he was found guilty of cheating a night market trader of RM15,000 over a Ramadan project, four years ago.
Date: 07 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Youth gets Two Days Jail, RM1,400 Fine for shoplifting

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 (Bernama) - An unemployed youth who stole a RM19 hat at a departmental store was sentenced to two days’ jail and fined RM1400, in default two months’ jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today.
Date: 04 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Jobless Man gets Jail, Fine for stealing Cables

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 (Bernama) - A jobless man was sentenced to three months' jail and fined RM300, in default 14 days’ jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today after he pleaded guilty to stealing three rolls of cables worth RM300 last Saturday.
Date: 04 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Couple gets Seven Months Jail for stealing Food at Supermarket

PETALING JAYA, Feb 4 (Bernama) - A husband and wife, both former convicts, were each sentenced to seven months’ jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for stealing various food items at a supermarket.
Date: 04 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Indonesian Salesman in Jail for Running over Policeman at Road Block

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 1 (Bernama) - An Indonesian salesman was sentenced to five months’ jail by the Ampang Magistrate’s Court here today for voluntarily causing hurt on a traffic policeman last week.
Date: 01 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court frees Ex-National Diving Coach from Rape Charge

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 (Bernama) - Former national diving coach Huang Qiang, who was charged with raping a national diver at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil two years ago, heaved a huge sigh of relief after being freed by the Sessions Court here today.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Former Police Sergeant jailed, fined RM10,000 for Bribery

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 (BERNAMA) - A police sergeant was sentenced to a month’s jail and fined RM10,000, in default six months’ jail, by the Sessions Court here today after he pleaded to a bribery charge.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Female College Student jailed for Armed-Robbery

PETALING JAYA, Jan 31 (Bernama) - A private college student who robbed a man she befriended through the Tinder dating application at knife-point was sentenced to six years’ jail by the Sessions Court here today after finding her guilty of the charge.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Yip Kum Keong v Pendakwa Raya

Date: 30 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 478; Source: Federal Court Registry

Court upholds Death Sentence on Chinese National for Drug Trafficking

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 28 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal here today upheld the death sentence of a Chinese national who was convicted for trafficking in 4,401.5 grammes of methamphetamine at the Senai International Airport in Johor in 2014.
Date: 28 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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Chief Justice wants Bar cooperation to address Negative Perception of Judiciary

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Pharmacists urge Government to review Poisons Act 1952

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MCMC advises Facebook, Instagram Users to change Passwords

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Malanjum keeping Mum about his Successor

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 20 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, who is due for compulsory retirement in April only smiled broadly and chose to remain secretive when asked about his successor.

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MP Noh Omar expelled from Dewan Rakyat for Three Days

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 19 (Bernama) - Tanjung Karang MP Tan Sri Noh Omar has been expelled from the Dewan Rakyat for three days from today.

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Selangor wants tougher Environmental Laws

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Rosmah's Graft Case transferred to High Court

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SC to facilitate Greater Investor Inclusiveness

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) - Opening local corporate bonds and sukuk to retail investors who meet the requirements set are among the steps taken by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) to promote investors inclusiveness in the local market.

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SC aims Further Expansion of Islamic Capital Market, says Chairman

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CJ seeks to remove Parts of Hamid Sultan's Affidavit

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 13 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today filed an application to remove parts of the supporting affidavit filed Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer in the lawsuit by the late Karpal Singh’s daughter, claiming that it was outrageous, insulting and an attack to the Judiciary.

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Up to PM to shortlist Candidates for CJ's Post - Liew

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 12 (Bernama) - The Law Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that he has no information about the candidates shortlisted to be appointed as the new Chief Justice to replace Tan Sri Richard Malanjum who will retire from the post next month.

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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11(Bernama) - The income tax in this country is still competitive compared to other nations.

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Najib seeks Court Directive on gag Order against Media, Public

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