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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.
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

Security Guard jailed Seven Years for robbing Mobile Phone

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 29 (Bernama) - A security guard was left in tears after he was sentenced to seven years' jail by the Sessions Court here today for robbing a mobile phone belonging to a female sales assistant last year.
Date: 29 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Unemployed Man jailed 54 Months for Company Registration Fraud

SEREMBAN, Mar 29 (Bernama) - The Seremban Magistrate’s Court today sentenced an unemployed man to 54 months in jail after he pleaded guilty to cheating another man, claiming he could register the latter’s company as a contractor for several companies, two months ago.
Date: 29 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Unemployed Man fined RM8,000 for Dishonest Concealment of RM19,800

PETALING JAYA, Mar 28 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was fined a total of RM8,000, in default 16 months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today after he pleaded guilty to four counts of dishonest concealment of RM19,800 which did not belong to him. Magistrate Mohamad Ikhwan Mohd Nasir meted out a fine of RM2,000, in default four ...
Date: 28 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Pakistani Man jailed for bribing Policeman

IPOH, Mar 27 (Bernama) - A Pakistani man was sentenced to a month’s jail and fined RM10,000, in default six months’ jail, by the Sessions Court here today for bribing a police inspector.
Date: 27 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Check Child Sex Offenders' Registry from April 1

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 26 (Bernama) - Beginning April 1, checks can be made with the Child Sex Offenders Registry to check if a person has a prior record of the offence.
Date: 26 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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

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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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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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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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Amendments to NSC Act because PM cannot have unfettered Powers - Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 9 (Bernama) - The proposed amendments to the National Security Council (NSC) Act 2016 tabled in the Dewan Rakyat today is to prevent the prime minister from using his powers in declaring a certain area as a security zone, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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Maximum Two-Year Probation for Judicial Commissioners, says Chief Justice

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 9 (Bernama) - The probation period for judicial commissioners (JCs) will now be a maximum of two years and there will be no extension, Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum said today.

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Amendment to Constitution first step to realizing Wishes of People in Sabah, Sarawak - Dr M

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 9 (Bernama) - The amendment to the Federal Constitution to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as enshrined in the agreement on the formation of Malaysia in 1963 is the first step by the Pakatan Harapan government to realising the wishes of the people of Sabah and Sarawak, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.

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Articles on Land Sale at Peel Avenue translated from Mandarin Text, High Court told

GEORGE TOWN, Apr 9 (Bernama) - A freelance translator told the High Court here today that she had translated three news articles on the sale of land at Peel Avenue to Island Hospital from a text that was given to her.

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Government can handle Fake News even without Anti-Fake News Law - Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 9 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he believes the government can handle the spreading of fake news even after the repeal of the Anti-Fake News Act 2018.

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