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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.

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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

Man gets 22 Years' Jail, 18 Strokes for Sex with Girl, 12

A man who had pleaded guilty to three charges of statutory rape was  sentenced to 22 years' jail and 18 strokes of the cane by the High Court.
Date: 15 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Sandiganbayan junks Purisma Bid to quash Evidence in Perjury Raps

MANILA, Apr 15 (PNA) - The Sandiganbayan has denied the motion of former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Alan Purisima to quash evidence presented against him in eight perjury cases.
Date: 15 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

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

DOJ sacks Eight ‘Job Order’ BI Workers over Extortion

MANILA, Apr 11 (PNA) - The Department of Justice (DOJ) ordered the immediate relief of eight job order (JO) Bureau of Immigration (BI) workers implicated in the extortion of more than PHP9.2 million from 15 South Korean nationals.
Date: 11 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Police Officer gets 10 Years in Jail for Drug Trafficking

Mataram, W Nusa Tenggara, Apr 10 (ANTARA) - The Mataram district court in West Nusa Tenggara province has sentenced a police officer to 10 years of imprisonment and imposed on him a fine of Rp1 billion or another three months in jail for being part of a major drug trafficking operation in Mataram city.
Date: 10 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

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

CA affirms Abra Cops' Liability in Deaths of Suspects in 2012

MANILA, Apr 9 (PNA) - The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed its decision last year finding a former police provincial director of Abra and another policeman guilty of grave misconduct in connection with the deaths of five persons seven years ago in Cagayan.
Date: 09 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

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

Man fined BND3,500 for defaming Former Colleague on Social Media

The Magistrate’s Court yesterday ordered a 25-year-old man to settle a fine of BND3,500, or serve four months’ imprisonment in default, after he pleaded guilty to a charge of defamation.

Man jailed for attempted Theft, Trespassing Public Prosecutor’s Appeal allowed to enhance sentencing against School Teacher Woman receives Nine Months’ Jail for Theft from Residence more

Appeal Court upholds Conviction of Six over PP Rape and Murder

The Appeal Court on Thursday upheld the lower court’s verdict against six men who raped and killed a woman then threw her body away in Kakab commune in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district in 2015.

Appeal Court slashes Japan Sex Traffickers’ Prison Terms Man’s Jail Sentence for Rape upheld Appeal Court decreases Brothel Owner Sentence more

Police Officer gets 10 Years in Jail for Drug Trafficking

Mataram, W Nusa Tenggara, Apr 10 (ANTARA) - The Mataram district court in West Nusa Tenggara province has sentenced a police officer to 10 years of imprisonment and imposed on him a fine of Rp1 billion or another three m ...

I Nyoman Budiana Muhammad Amin bin Abdul Majid Steward Pangalila alias Eway more

Finance Officials under Scrutiny as 35 face Disciplinary Measures

At least 35 finance officials have been disciplined for abuses of power, according to an official report. The report was presented at a three-day 6th Plenary Meeting of the Ministry of Finance’s Party Committe ...

12 Firms’ Executives sentenced for embezzling State Money Commission readies Report for Convention on the Rights of the Child Xaysana to face Thai Court, No Extradition sought: Govt Spokesman more

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 o ...

Indonesian Man fined RM30,000, jailed Eight Months for Possession of Endangered Species Two Friends get Discharge not amounting Acquittal for injuring Man Lan Pet Pet fined RM2,000 for assaulting Security Guard more

Sandiganbayan junks Purisma Bid to quash Evidence in Perjury Raps

MANILA, Apr 15 (PNA) - The Sandiganbayan has denied the motion of former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Alan Purisima to quash evidence presented against him in eight perjury cases.

DOJ sacks Eight ‘Job Order’ BI Workers over Extortion CA affirms Abra Cops' Liability in Deaths of Suspects in 2012 People of the Philippines v Juliet Ngo Fiel and Another more

Man gets 22 Years' Jail, 18 Strokes for Sex with Girl, 12

A man who had pleaded guilty to three charges of statutory rape was  sentenced to 22 years' jail and 18 strokes of the cane by the High Court.

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Former DSI Chief jailed for defaming Former Deputy Premier

BANGKOK, Dec 15 (NNT) - A former director general of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) was found guilty of libeling former deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban and sent to jail.

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Palace suspends Government Work for Holy Week Exodus

MANILA, Apr 17 (PNA) - Malacañang suspended work on Wednesday (April 17), 12 noon onwards, to allow government employees to travel to their respective regions in time for the observance of Maundy Thursday (April 18) and Good Friday (April 19).

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JBC asks Applicant to comment on Gadon Opposition

MANILA, Apr 16 (PNA) - The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has asked an applicant for a vacancy in the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) to comment on an opposition to her appointment filed last month by senatorial candidate and lawyer, Lorenzo "Larry" Gadon.

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PCC approves Ayala-PHINMA Energy Deal

MANILA, Apr 15 (PNA) - The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the acquisition of the majority stake in PHINMA Energy by Ayala Corporation’s power branch, AC Energy.

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8,254 Workers Re-employed after getting Assistance from ESO

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 16 (Bernama) - A total of 8,254 unemployed workers have been re-employed after receiving assistance from the employment service officers (ESOs) since the Re-Employment Placement Programme for Employment Insurance System (EIS) commenced in August 2018.

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Two Indonesians fined RM100,000 for Possessing Illicit Cigarettes

KLANG, Apr 16 (Bernama) - Two Indonesian retail shop workers were fined RM100,000 by the Magistrate Court here today after pleading guilty to possessing 854 packs of illegal cigarettes of various brands valued at RM1,668.56.

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"Go to the Mosque, get Closer to God," Judge advises Robber

IPOH, Apr 16 (Bernama) - "Go to the mosque, get closer to God, be a good person and stop taking drugs," Sessions Court judge Azman Abu Hassan told a palm oil fruit collector.

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Fake News Bill: Law Society refutes Online Flak over Alleged Silence

Law Society president Gregory Vijayendran said that the organization will share their views over the draft Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act privately with policymakers, and has refuted online flak about its so-called "deafening silence".

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SC suspends Work in Courts for Holy Week

MANILA, Apr 15 (PNA) - The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday announced its modified work schedule for the Holy Week, starting with a half-day work on Wednesday.

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Fourth 'Justice Zone' opens in Pampanga

MANILA, Apr 13 (PNA) - The fourth Justice Zone in the country has been formally opened in Angeles, Pampanga by the Justice Sector Coordinating Council (JSCC).

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Indonesia Industrial Summit to be held on April 15-16

Jakarta, April 13 (ANTARA) - The Industry Ministry will organize the 2019 Indonesia Industrial Summit (IIS) themed "Implementation of Making Indonesia 4.0 Toward Top Ten Global Economies", in ICE BSD, Tangerang, Banten Province, on April 15 and 16.

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200 Lawyers gather in Kuala Lumpur for TerraLex

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 13 (Bernama) - A total of 200 lawyers from 50 countries have gathered here for the TerraLex Global Meeting to discuss a wide variety of legal and economic issues impacting Malaysia.

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Chief Justice pens Touching Farewell to Colleagues

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 13 (Bernama) - "All I ask from you is to protect the judiciary no matter what others may say," said Tan Sri Richard Malanjum in his farewell message to the judges, officers and employees of the judiciary upon his retirement yesterday.

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Chief Justice Richard Malanjum retires

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 12 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum retires today after serving 27 years in the judiciary.

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SC launches New Public-Friendly Website

BAGUIO CITY, Apr 11 (PNA) - Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on Thursday launched the High Court's new and improved website, which includes a court locator directory for lower courts and an e-library of the tribunal's decisions and resolutions.

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Appointment of Suhakam Commissioner for Children to be announced this Month

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 11 (Bernama) - The Legal Affairs Division in the Prime Minister's Department is expected to announce the appointment of a Suhakam (Human Rights Commission of Malaysia) commissioner for the portfolio of children this month.

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Proposed Amendment to Constitution not done in haste - Liew

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 10 (Bernama) - Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today brushed off claims that the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution was done in haste, saying the MPs from Sabah and Sarawak were given ample time to deliberate the matter.

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Re-tabling of Amendment Bill depends on Needs - Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 10 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said re-tabling of the bill to amend the Federal Constitution to give Sabah and Sarawak equal status with Peninsular Malaysia, which failed to get two-thirds majority support in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday, would depend on needs.

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Hearing of Najib's Appeal to disqualify Gopal Sri Ram as Prosecutor Rescheduled to April 23

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 10 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal has rescheduled to April 23 to hear Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's appeal against a High Court's dismissal of his application to disqualify former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram from leading the prosecution team in his 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) cases.

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