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College Student fined RM1,500 for causing Hurt to Ex's Friend

PETALING JAYA, Feb 15 (Bernama) - A college student was fined RM1,500 in default two months' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for causing hurt to his ex-girlfriend's friend last month.
Date: 15 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Courts cannot compel AG to commence Criminal Proceedings

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 (Bernama) - The courts cannot compel the Attorney-General (AG) to institute any criminal proceedings against an individual.
Date: 15 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court dismisses Teenager's Appeal against Conviction for Neighbour's Murder

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 15 (Bernama) - A 16-year-old teenager will remain in detention at the pleasure of the Sultan of Johor for the murder of a neighbour almost three years ago.
Date: 15 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

High Court upholds Ex-Fire Station Chief's Graft Conviction

ALOR SETAR, Feb 15 (Bernama) - The High Court here today upheld the conviction and sentence imposed by the Sessions Court on a former Fire and Rescue station chief for corruption.
Date: 15 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

High Court enhances DBKL Enforcement Personnel's Sentence for cheating Trader

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 (Bernama) - The High Court here today dismissed a Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) enforcement personnel's appeal against his sentence for cheating a trader nine years ago, and enhanced his jail term.
Date: 14 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Two Fans jailed and fined for possessing Fireworks during Football Match

NIBONG TEBAL, Feb 14 (Bernama) - Two fans were sentenced to four days jail and fined RM6,000 each by the Jawi Magistrate's Court here today after pleading guilty to possessing fireworks during a Super League football match between Penang and Sarawak last Saturday (Feb 11).
Date: 14 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Assistant Accountant jailed, fined RM10,000 for making False Claim

KOTA BHARU, Feb 14 (Bernama) - A civil servant was sentenced to a day's jail and fined RM10,000 by the Sessions Court here today for submitting false claim amounting to RM1,571.20.
Date: 14 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Former Prisoner fined for Theft

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 (Bernama) - A former convict who was released from prison about a month ago was fined RM1,500, in default three months' jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for theft.
Date: 13 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Two Policemen get Two Years' jail, RM30,000 Fine for Corruption

SHAH ALAM, Feb 13 (Bernama) - Two policemen were today sentenced to two years imprisonment and RM30,000 fine or another six months' jail each, after being found guilty of attempting to solicit RM6,000 from a man, five years ago.
Date: 13 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Waiter jailed 12 Months for possessing Pornographic Images, Video

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 (Bernama) - A restaurant waiter was sentenced to a year's jail by the Sessions Court here today, for possession of pornographic images and video in his mobile phone at a public place.
Date: 13 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Boilerman escapes Gallows for Female Friend's Murder Charge

SHAH ALAM, Feb 10 (Bernama) - A boilerman escaped the death sentence today after the High Court acquitted him of a charge of murdering a female friend, five years ago.
Date: 10 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Unemployed fined RM4,000 for hurting Man

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was fined RM4,000 by the Magistrate's Court here today for hurting a parking attendant, while armed with a machete, two days ago.
Date: 10 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Single Mother jailed 14 Years for Drug Possession

KUANTAN, Feb 9 (Bernama) - A single mother was sentenced to 14 years' jail by the High Court here today, when she pleaded guilty to drug possession in Rompin.
Date: 09 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Single Mother gets Six Months' Jail, fined RM100,000 for soliciting Bribe

MELAKA, Feb 9 (Bernama) - A shop assistant was sentenced to six months' jail and fined RM100,000 by the Sessions Court here today after she pleaded guilty to soliciting a RM20,000 bribe last week.
Date: 09 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Sarawak also bars Entry of Convicted Serial Rapist

KUCHING, Feb 8 (Bernama) - Sarawak has emulated Sabah in banning convicted serial rapist S. Selva Kumar from entering the state.
Date: 08 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court jails Tent Installer for Handphone Robbery

KAJANG, Feb 8 (Bernama) - A tent installer was sentenced to seven years' jail by the Sessions Court here today for robbing a Form Four student of a handphone armed with a knife.
Date: 08 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Admin Assistant remanded to assist Probe over False Claims

BATU PAHAT, Feb 8 (Bernama) - The Magistrate's Court today allowed a four-day remand on a Muar District Health Office administrative assistant to assist in the probe into alleged submission of false claims amounting to RM109,930.
Date: 08 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Store Manager jailed for outraging Modesty of Workers

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Bernama) - The manager of a convenience store was sentenced to six months' jail by the Magistrate's Court, here, today for outraging the modesty of two of his workers at the workplace.
Date: 08 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

College Student fined RM1,800 for obstructing Police

PETALING JAYA, Feb 8 (Bernama) - A male private college student was fined RM1,800 in default two months' jail by the Magistrate's Court, here, today after he pleaded guilty to obstructing police offcers from performing their duties.
Date: 08 February 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Engineer pleads Guilty to keeping Protected Wildlife at Home

KAJANG, Feb 8 (Bernama) - An engineer, whose hobby is to keep various types of animals at his home, including a tiger and crocodile, pleaded guilty in the Sessions Court, here, today to nine counts of possessing protected wildlife species.
Date: 08 February 2017; 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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