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Foreigners fined, jailed for selling Imitation Branded Goods

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 26 (Bernama) - Two foreign men, a Nepalese and another from Myanmar, were fined a total of RM6,000 and RM11,000, respectively, by the Sessions Court here today after they pleaded guilty to selling fake branded products.
Date: 26 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Insulting King: Gardener gets Two Months' Jail

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 26 (Bernama) - A gardener was sentenced to two months' jail by the Sessions Court here today for insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on his Facebook page.
Date: 26 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Adib's Inquest: Court Rejects Application to Recall Two Expert Witnesses

SHAH ALAM, Apr 23 (Bernama) - The Coroner's Court here today dismissed the application by the prosecution to recall two expert witnesses in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
Date: 23 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

MACC to appeal Acquittal of Former Johor Exco, Two Others

JOHOR BAHRU, Apr 21 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will appeal today’s decision by the Sessions Court here in acquitting and discharging former Johor state executive council member (exco) Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi and two others who were charged with 37 counts of corruption and money laundering, involving RM35.7 mil ...
Date: 21 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court upholds Death Sentence on Vietnamese Woman for Drug Trafficking

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 19 (Bernama) - A Vietnamese woman has failed in her appeal to set aside the death sentence imposed on her for trafficking over 1.66kg of drugs at the Kuala Terengganu Airport, six years ago.
Date: 19 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Indonesian jailed for Illegal Possession of Bullet, Knife at KLIA2

SEPANG, Apr 19 (Bernama) -- An Indonesian construction worker was sentenced to four months’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court here today for being in possession of a bullet, two bullet shells and a folding knife at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) on Sunday.
Date: 19 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Policeman jailed, fined for Misuse of PDRM's Petrol Indent card

MELAKA, Apr 17 (Bernama) - A police lance corporal was sentenced to a total of four years and eight months jail, seven strokes of the cane and fine, totalling RM92,000, by the Sessions Court here today for seven counts of misuse of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) indent card worth more than RM90,000.
Date: 17 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Indonesian Man fined RM30,000, jailed Eight Months for Possession of Endangered Species

TAWAU, Apr 16 (Bernama) - An Indonesian man was served with an RM30,000 fine and eight-month jail sentence by the Tawau Sessions Court here today after he pleaded guilty to owning four Tokay geckos without a valid permit in February.
Date: 16 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Two Friends get Discharge not amounting Acquittal for injuring Man

KOTA BHARU, Apr 16 (Bernama) - Two friends were given a discharge not amounting to acquittal, by the Sessions Court here today, on a charge of injuring a man causing one of his ear to be cut off, three years ago. Judge Ahmad Bazli Bahruddin made the decision after the defence applied for the case to be dropped after the prosecution failed to p ...
Date: 16 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Lan Pet Pet fined RM2,000 for assaulting Security Guard

SEREMBAN, Apr 15 (Bernama) - Actor and comedian Lan Pet Pet, whose real name is Mazlan Ahmad, 49, was fined RM2,000, in default eight months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today for assaulting a security guard at a housing area in Nilai.
Date: 15 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Bodyguard gets Five Years Jail for Illegal Possession of Knuckle Duster

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 12 ( Bernama) - A bodyguard was jailed five years by the Sessions Court here today for being in possession of a knuckle duster without a valid permit, two years ago. Judge Rohatul Akmar Abdullah meted out the punishment to Muhammad Shahrizan Abdullah Hunu, 37, after he pleaded guilty to committing the offence and ordered the ...
Date: 12 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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

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

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

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

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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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