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Two Friends sentenced to Jail, Whipping for armed Robbery

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 28 (Bernama) - Two men were sentenced to seven years’ jail and two strokes of the cane each by the Sessions Court here today for robbing a Bangladeshi cashier at an inconvenience store.
Date: 28 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Former Security Supervisor jailed, fined for Reckless Driving

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 27 (Bernama) - A former security supervisor was sentenced to a day’s jail and fined RM5,000 by the Magistrate’s Court here today for reckless driving to an extent of causing a teenage girl to be permanently disabled due to head injuries following a road crash last year.
Date: 27 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Indonesian Maid jailed, fined for stealing Food, Clothes

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 24 (Bernama) - An Indonesian maid was sentenced to seven months’ jail and fined RM1,000, in default one month’s jail, by the Ampang Magistrate’s Court here today for stealing various food items and clothes on Dec 13.
Date: 24 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Bill to abolish Death Penalty to be tabled at Next Dewan Rakyat Sitting

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 (Bernama) - The bill to abolish the mandatory death penalty is expected to be tabled at the next Dewan Rakyat sitting.
Date: 20 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Single Mother jailed Five Years for RM1.29 Million CBT

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20 ( Bernama) - A single mother was also sentenced to five years in jail by the Sessions Court here today after pleading guilty to two charges of criminal breach of trust (CBT) on the daily collection of a telecommunications company amounting to RM1.29 million last year.
Date: 20 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Malaysians, Filipinos jailed in Brunei for smuggling, lying in Boat Collision Case

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Dec 20 (Bernama) - Eight foreign nationals comprising Malaysians and Filipinos were sentenced to two years in prison in Brunei for smuggling activities and lying in connection with a two-boat collision earlier this month, according to Xinhua news agency.
Date: 20 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Single Mother gets 30 Months' Jail for Drug Possession

GEORGE TOWN, Dec 19 (Bernama) - A single mother was sentenced to 30 months’ jail by the High Court here today for possession of 8.07gm of methamphetamine two years ago.
Date: 19 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Myanmar National fined RM1,500 for Soliciting Alms at Mosque without Permit

PETALING JAYA, Dec 19 (Bernama) - The Magistrate’s Court fined a Myanmar national RM1,500 today after she pleading guilty to soliciting alms without a permit at a mosque in Kampung Tunku here, two weeks ago.
Date: 19 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Security Guard fined RM1,000 for stealing Shoes at Mosque

PETALING JAYA, Dec 18 (Bernama) - A security guard was fined RM1,000 in default a month’s jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for stealing a pair of shoes worth RM100, at a mosque last week.
Date: 18 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Counselling Teacher gets Seven Years' Jail for supporting Daesh

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17 (Bernama) - A counselling teacher could only shed tears after he was sentenced to seven years’ jail by the High Court here today for supporting Daesh and keeping pictures of the terror group two years ago.
Date: 17 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Police Officer in Court to answer Charges on Unnatural Sex

KANGAR, Dec 13 (Bernama) - A senior police officer with the rank of Superintendent today was charged in the Sessions Court here for two counts of molestation and two charges of unnatural sex against two women, last year.
Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Five pleaded guilty to making False Police Reports

KUANTAN, Dec 13 (Bernama) - Five individuals, including a woman, pleaded guilty in separate Magistrate’s Court here today to making false police report over loss of their identity cards.
Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Three Thai Nationals plead guilty to Criminal Trespass

KUANTAN, Dec 13 (Bernama) - Three Thai nationals were sentenced to three months’ jail each by the Magistrate’s Court here today for criminal trespass into a military training ground belonging to the Federal Land Commissioner.
Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Police Officer jailed Three Years, fine RM10,000 for Bribery

SHAH ALAM, Dec 13 (Bernama) - A police officer with the rank of assistant superintendent was sentenced to three years’ jail and fined RM20,000, in default a year’s jail, for accepting bribe of RM4,000 froma construction company owner last year.
Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Former Bodyguard jailed Two Years for causing Hurt to Wife

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 ( Bernama) - A former bodyguard was sentenced to two years’ jail by the Sessions Court here today for voluntarily causing grievous hurt to his wife with his bare hands, last September.
Date: 11 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Night Club Owner who bribes MPK Personnel jailed, fined RM10,000

JOHOR BAHRU, Dec 10 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here today sentenced a night club owner to seven days jail and fine of RM10,000, in default six months jail, for bribing an enforcement personnel of the Kluang Municipal Council (MPK).
Date: 10 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Mechanic jailed Two Months for failing to follow Police's Directive to disperse

PETALING JAYA, Dec 4 (Bernama) - A mechanic was sentenced to two months' in jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for failing to comply with a directive to disperse by the police on Wednesday, two days after the riots first occurred at the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Subang Jaya.
Date: 04 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Nigerian Man to die for Drug Trafficking

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 (Bernama) - A Nigerian man was sentenced to death by hanging by the High Court here today after he was found guilty of trafficking in more than 700gm of drug into the country in May last year.
Date: 30 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Federal Court upholds Death Sentence on Two "Tuhan Harun" Followers

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 29 (Bernama) - Two "Tuhan Harun" followers are to hang for the murder of Pahang Islamic Religious Department (JAIP) Enforcement Division principal assistant director, Ahmad Raffli Abd Malek, in 2013. This follows an unanimous decision by a five-man bench of the Federal Court today to dismiss Sumustapha Suradi and Shamsinar Abdul ...
Date: 29 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Babysitter's Husband gets 20 Years' Jail, 12 Strokes for sexual abuse of baby Zara

KAJANG, Nov 28 (Bernama) - Hazmi Majid, the husband of the babysitter took care of baby Nur Muazara Ulfa Mohammad Zainal or Zara, was sentenced to 20 years jail and 12 strokes of the Kajang Sessions Court here today.
Date: 28 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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Chief Justice calls for Government Audit on Rights of Indigenous People

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Complaint Boxes for Iskandar Puteri Schools to tackle Crimes

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Judges, Judicial Officers receive DoJ Training not due to High Profile Cases - CJ

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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said today the full force of the law would be applied to wrongdoers.

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Matrade appoints Halim Mohamad as Chairman

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Rizal granted Permission to transfer Corruption Case to High Court

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Kamis Samin is new Chief Administrator of Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 (Bernama) - Prime Minister’s Department Ceremonial and International Conference Secretariat Division secretary Datuk Kamis Samin has been appointed as the new Chief Administrator of Parliament, effective today.

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Ku Nan's Case to be tried in High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 (Bernama) - The case of former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, who is facing two charges of receiving bribes totalling RM3 million, over the approval of an application by a company to raise the development related ratio in Jalan Semarak Kuala Lumpur, will be tried in the High Court.

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No Bail for former Goldman Sachs Banker Roger Ng

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 (Bernama) - Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng will remain in prison after the Sessions Court here today dismissed his application to be released on bail pending his extradition proceedings to the United States to face three criminal charges relating to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

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SC appoints Ong as Executive Director effective January 4

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