malaysia - Criminal Law

Former Restaurant Manager gets Jail, Whipping for CBT

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 10 (Bernama) - A former branch manager of a restaurant was sentenced to two years’ jail and two strokes of the cane by the Sessions Court here today for criminal breach of trust (CBT), involving RM61,159.45,
Date: 10 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Trader jailed Two Years for smuggling in Migrants

KOTA BHARU, Apr 10 (Bernama) - A trader was sentenced to two years’ jail by the High Court here today for smuggling in four Myanmar men into the country last year.
Date: 10 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Haji Abdul Razak v Public Prosecutor

Date: 25 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Criminal Appeal No. W-05-415-08/2018; Source: Federal Court Registry

Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Haji Abdul Razak v Pendakwa Raya

Date: 25 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Criminal Appeal No. W-05-1-01/2019; Source: Federal Court Registry

Two Ex-Soldiers, Indonesian National found guilty of conspiring to promote Terrorism

PUTRAJAYA, April 8 (Bernama) - Two former soldiers and an Indonesian national were found guilty by the Court of Appeal today for conspiring to promote terrorism.
Date: 08 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Jobless Man gets Jail, Whipping for Rape, Robbery

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 ( Bernama) - An unemployed man who robbed and raped a hotel manager after breaking into her house was sentenced to eight years in jail and eight strokes of the rotan by the Sessions Court here today.
Date: 04 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Estate Worker fined RM6,000 for knocking Policeman with a Car

PETALING JAYA, Apr 4 (Bernama) - An estate worker was fined RM6,000 or six months imprisonment by the Sessions Court here, today for knocking a policeman who was on an anti-crime round using a car last year.
Date: 04 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Private College Student jailed Three Months for ramming Traffic Policeman

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 (Bernama) - A private college student was sentenced to three months in jail and fined RM5,000 by the Magistrate’s Court here today for ramming his car into a traffic policeman who was on duty two days ago.
Date: 04 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Muhammad Fitri Bin Hassan v Pendakwa Raya

Date: 01 April 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Rayuan Jenayah No. B-05(M)-47-01/2018; Source: Federal Court Registry

Lorry Driver jailed, fined for Obstructing, Causing Hurt on Two Policemen

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 2 (Bernama) - A lorry driver was sentenced to two days’ jail and fined RM3,300, in default two months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today for obstructing and causing hurt on two police officers on duty.
Date: 02 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Vietnamese Woman jailed for causing Hurt on Kim Chol

SHAH ALAM (Selangor, Malaysia) Apr 1 (Bernama) - The High Court here Monday sentenced a Vietnamese woman to jail for three years and four months after she pleaded guilty to voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous means on North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's half-brother, Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, at the KL International Airport 2 (klia2) two years ago.
Date: 01 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Siti Aisyah v Public Prosecutor

Date: 29 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Criminal Appeal No. B-05-622-12/2018; Source: Federal Court Registry

Federal Court frees Late Karpal Singh from Sedition Charge

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 29 (Bernama) - Almost five years after his death, the Federal Court acquitted the late Karpal Singh of a sedition charge for allegedly questioning the late Sultan of Perak’s action relating to the Perak crisis.
Date: 29 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Security Guard jailed Seven Years for robbing Mobile Phone

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 29 (Bernama) - A security guard was left in tears after he was sentenced to seven years' jail by the Sessions Court here today for robbing a mobile phone belonging to a female sales assistant last year.
Date: 29 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Unemployed Man jailed 54 Months for Company Registration Fraud

SEREMBAN, Mar 29 (Bernama) - The Seremban Magistrate’s Court today sentenced an unemployed man to 54 months in jail after he pleaded guilty to cheating another man, claiming he could register the latter’s company as a contractor for several companies, two months ago.
Date: 29 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Mohamad Nazarie Bin Halidi v Public Prosecutor and Another Appeal

Date: 26 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Appeal Nos. Q-05(M)-210-05/2017 & Q-05(M)-211-05/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

Unemployed Man fined RM8,000 for Dishonest Concealment of RM19,800

PETALING JAYA, Mar 28 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was fined a total of RM8,000, in default 16 months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today after he pleaded guilty to four counts of dishonest concealment of RM19,800 which did not belong to him. Magistrate Mohamad Ikhwan Mohd Nasir meted out a fine of RM2,000, in default four ...
Date: 28 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Pakistani Man jailed for bribing Policeman

IPOH, Mar 27 (Bernama) - A Pakistani man was sentenced to a month’s jail and fined RM10,000, in default six months’ jail, by the Sessions Court here today for bribing a police inspector.
Date: 27 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Check Child Sex Offenders' Registry from April 1

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 26 (Bernama) - Beginning April 1, checks can be made with the Child Sex Offenders Registry to check if a person has a prior record of the offence.
Date: 26 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Sharin Bin Abu Bakar v Public Prosecutor

Date: 02 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Criminal Appeal No. J-05(M)-395-08/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

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MyCC to focus Efforts on Monitoring Cement Industry

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 19 (Bernama) - The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) says it will focus its efforts on consistently monitoring the cement industry in order to complement the government’s initiative in protecting the welfare of consumers.

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Amended Code did not affect Conflict of Interest - Witness

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 18 (Bernama) - The Code of Ethics for Administration Members and Members of Parliament was amended by the Cabinet in 2013 but did not affect the conflict of interest provision, according to a Cabinet former deputy secretary-general (Constitution and Communication).

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Court urges Johor PTG to meet Orang Asli to settle Compensation Issue

JOHOR BAHRU, Jun 18 (Bernama) - The High Court here today encouraged the state Land and Mines Office (PTG) to engage in discussions with the Seletar tribe Orang Asli of Kuala Masai with the aim of settling compensation due as a result of wrongful acquisition of their land in Stulang Laut.

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Ex-CJ speaks out against Lawyers' Tendency to seek Postponements

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 16 (Bernama) - Former Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi has spoken out against the tendency by certain defence lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.

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RCI on Judicial Misconduct is what People Want - Dr Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, Jun 5 (Bernama) - The government agreed to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on judicial misconduct because this is what the people want, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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Complaints via Whatsapp: RTD issues More than 200 Notices

KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 (Bernama) - More than 200 notices have been issued by the Road Transport Department (RTD) as result of consumer complaints via the Whatsapp application during the three days enforcement operation, in conjunction with Adilfitri, which began on May 29.

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Online Trader benefits from Industrial Revolution 4.0

KOTA BHARU, Jun 2 (Bernama) - The Industry Revolution 4.0, which is occurring all over the world, has given huge benefit to online traders in marketing their products to consumers.

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Mohd Roze Shaari is New Intelligence/Operations Deputy Director

KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 (Bernama) - Bukit Aman's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has a new Intelligence/Operations deputy director.

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Give Mandatory Counselling, Community Service Sessions to Road Bullies - MCPF

KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) has suggested that compulsory counselling and community service sessions be meted out to individuals detained for dangerous driving and road rage.

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Samirah allowed to be released on RM500,000 Bail pending Trial

PUTRAJAYA, May 28 (Bernama) - The Federal Court today allowed Samirah Muzaffar, the wife of the late Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan to be released on bail of RM500,000 with two sureties pending her murder trial.

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Adib Inquest: Lawyer withdraws

SHAH ALAM, May 27 (Bernama) - The lawyer who represented the Housing and Local Government Ministry, Fire and Rescue Department and family of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim in the inquest into the latter's death withdrew from the case today.

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Sabah Syariah Court Complex 45 percent completed, ready by May 2020

KOTA KINABALU, May 27 (Bernama) - The new Kota Kinabalu Syariah Court Complex is 45 percent completed and is expected to be fully operational by May 2020, said Deputy Secretary-General (Senior) in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Hasnol Zam Zam Ahmad.

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18 Items listed under Festive Season Price Control Scheme for Aidilfitri, Gawai

KUCHING, May 22 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs has listed 18 items under the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) in conjunction with Aidilfitri and 14 items for Gawai Dayak which will be celebrated in June.

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Phone Call not from Officer or Staff of Penang Courts - Chief Registrar's Office

PUTRAJAYA, May 21 (Bernama) - The Federal Court Chief Registrar’s Office (PKPMP) has denied an individual’s claim about receiving a phone call from an officer or employee of the Penang courts.

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No Freeze in Intake of Foreign Workers - Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Bernama) - The Human Resources Ministry has clarified that there is no freeze in the recruitment of foreign workers although many applications to bring in workers have been rejected for non-compliance with the law.

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