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Bangladeshi gets 10 Years' Jail for slashing Girlfriend's Face

PETALING JAYA, Mar 25 (Bernama) - A Bangladeshi man was sentenced to 10 years’ jail and a stroke of the rotan by the Sessions Court here today for slashing his former girlfriend on the face last month.
Date: 25 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Makesh Kumar/Ramanchandran v Pendakwa Raya

Date: 20 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Rayuan Jenayah No. B-05(M)-95-02/2018; Source: Federal Court Registry

Federal Court dismisses bid by Karpal Singh's Widow to include Fresh Evidence

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 21 (Bernama) - A five-man bench of the Federal Court today dismissed an application by the widow of the late Karpal Singh to include fresh evidence in a sedition appeal.
Date: 21 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Appeals Court dismisses Three of Four Appeals by Najib

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 21 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal today dismissed three of four appeals by former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak over his interlocutory matters in his criminal charges involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds amounting to RM42 million.
Date: 21 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Falsifying Weighing Slips: Two-Week Jail, RM24,000 fine for Ex-director

IPOH, March 20 (Bernama) - A former director of a scrap metal company was jailed two weeks and fined RM24,000 by the Sessions Court here today after pleading guilty to six charges of falsifying weighing slips.
Date: 20 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Decision to amend or repeal Sedition Act in the Near Future - Liew

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 19 (Bernama) - The decision whether the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government will repeal or amend the Sedition Act 1948 will be made soon, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said. He said the matter was under review and in essence, the government was in the process of considering the Sedition Act with ...
Date: 19 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Abdullah Bin Atan v Pendakwa Raya

Date: 18 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Rayuan Jenayah No. J-05(M)-77-01/2018; Source: Federal Court Registry

Businesswoman jailed 30 Months, fined for Property Investment Fraud

KUCHING, Mar 19 (Bernama) - The Magistrate's Court today sentenced a businesswoman to two and half years in jail plus fines for property investment fraud involving losses of RM192,000.
Date: 19 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Two Men escape the gallows for Drug Trafficking

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 19 (Bernama) - A Romanian national was one of two men who escaped the gallows today for drug trafficking.
Date: 19 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ex-Yayasan Budi Penyayang Executive jailed Five Years for CBT

PETALING JAYA, Mar 18 (Bernama) - A former senior executive of Yayasan Budi Penyayang was sentenced to a five-year jail-term by the Sessions Court here today on four counts of abetting criminal breach of trust by misusing the foundation's property amounting to RM972,936.35, nine years ago.
Date: 18 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Engineering Company fined RM4,000 for using Pirated Software

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 18 (Bernama) - An engineering consulting company was fined RM4,000 by the Sessions Court here today for using pirated software in its business operations.
Date: 18 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Possessing illegal Tesco Clubcard Top-ups, Woman jailed for Two Years

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 18 (Bernama) - A Prasarana Malaysia Berhad employee was sentenced to a two-year jail term by the Ampang Sessions Court here yesterday with two counts of having two illegal Tesco Clubcard (Touch ‘n Go) worth RM2,048 last month.
Date: 18 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Security Guard jailed four months, fined RM1,500 for robbery

PETALING JAYA, Mar 18 (Bernama) - A security guard was sentenced to four months’ jail and fined RM1,500 by the Magistrate's Court here today for breaking into a house and stealing electronic goods two years ago.
Date: 18 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ex-photographer of Production Company pleads Guilty to insulting Hinduism

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 15 (Bernama) - A former photographer of a production company pleaded guilty today in the Sessions Court to two charges of insulting Hinduism on his Facebook account.
Date: 15 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ex-cop pleads Guilty to accepting Bribes

SEREMBAN, March 14 (Bernama) - A former police constable today pleaded guilty in the Sessions Court here, to three counts of accepting bribes totalling RM10,000 four years ago.
Date: 14 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Unemployed Man sent to gallows for Friend's Death

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was sentenced to death by hanging by the High Court here today after he was found guilty of murdering a friend six years ago.
Date: 14 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Parliament: Mandatory Death Penalty to be repealed for 11 Criminal Offences - Hanipa

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 13 (Bernama) - The mandatory death penalty for 11 criminal offences are to be repealed and substituted with the death penalty imposed at the discretion of the court, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mohamed Hanipa Maidin said this mandatory death penalty was for nine of ...
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court gives Discharge not amounting to acquittal to Jamal Yunos on Trespassing Charge

KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 (Bernama) - The Ampang Magistrate’s Court today gave a discharge not amounting to an acquittal to Sungai Besar UMNO Division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos on a charge of trespassing into premises in Taman Kosas three years ago.
Date: 12 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Syarafi Bin Abu v Pendakwa Raya

Date: 11 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Rayuan Jenayah No. A-05(M)-199-05/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

Woman gets 17 Years Jail, RM39,000 Fine for causing Four Deaths, Injuries in Drunk Driving

TAWAU, March 7 (Bernama) - A management executive was sentenced to 17 years in jail and fined RM39,000 by the Tawau Sessions Court today after being convicted on two charges of driving under the influence of alcohol which resulted in causing four deaths and one seriously injured in Jalan Chong Thien Vun near here in July last year.
Date: 07 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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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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