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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

Semporna Lawyer ordered to pay Sabah CM RM300,000 in Damages

KOTA KINABALU, Nov 28 (Bernama) - The High Court here today ordered a Semporna lawyer to pay RM300,000 in damages to Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal for malicious prosecution.
Date: 28 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Technician jailed 17 years, 10 whipping for raping Step-Daughter

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 (Bernama) - A technician was sentenced to 17 years’ jail and 10 strokes of the cane by the Ampang Sessions Court here today after he was found guilty of raping his step-daughter two years ago.
Date: 28 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man fined RM10,000 for abusing Disabled Child

MELAKA, Nov 28 (Bernama) - A retired soldier was fined RM10,000, in default two months’ jail, and placed on a two-year good behaviour bond by the Sessions Court here today for abusing his son, who is a person with disabilities (OKU), last May.
Date: 28 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Unemployed Man jailed for Possession of Terrorism-Related Documents

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was sentenced to a total of four years’ jail by the High Court here today after he pleaded guilty to two charges with possession of 40 images, 63 videos and 15 copies of documents related to terrorism.
Date: 28 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ex-soldier jailed 18 Years, 15 whipping for incest with Daughter

JOHOR BAHRU, Nov 27 (Bernama) - A former soldier was sentenced to a total of 18 months’ jail and 15 strokes of the cane by the Sessions Court here today for incest and sodomising his daughter.
Date: 27 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Bangladeshi man fined RM4,000 for Extortion

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 (Bernama) - An unemployed Bangladeshi man was fined RM4,000, in default three months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today after he pleaded guilty to extorting RM2,000 from a Pakistani trader.
Date: 27 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Filipinos, Indonesians jailed for being in Sabah without Valid Pass

KOTA KINABALU, Nov 27 (Bernama) - Eight foreign men were sentenced to jail for either four or five months each, with four of them also ordered to be given a stroke of the rotan each, for being in the country without a valid pass lawfully issued to them.
Date: 27 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Nga urges Cabinet to discuss Abolition of Death Penalty with Select Committee First

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 (Bernama) - Dewan Rakyat deputy speaker Nga Kor Ming today urged the Cabinet to discuss the proposal to abolish the death penalty with the Consideration of Bills select committee set up by Parliament in August.
Date: 26 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Review Laws on attempted suicide - Lee Lam Thye

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 (Bernama) - The Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) has urged the government to review the existing laws so as not to criminalise those who attempt suicide.
Date: 25 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

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Najib's Legal Team' fail to get Letter of Appointment of Lead Prosecutor

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 18 (Bernama) - The defence team in former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd case has failed to get the letter of authorisation (fiat) on the appointment of lead prosecutor Datuk Sulaiman Abdullah after the High Court here today ruled that there was no legal requirement for the prosecution to do so.

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Prosecution to apply to Transfer Case of Businessman who offered Bribe to Tengku Adnan to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17 (Bernama) - The prosecution in the case of a businessman charged with giving bribe of RM1 million to former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor will file an application to transfer the case, which is at the Sessions Court, to the High Court here.

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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.

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Pushing SMEs, enhancing Bank's Role, Main Goal of New SME Bank CEO

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 16 (Bernama) - Pushing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to strive further and to enhance SME Bank Malaysia Bhd ’s role in providing financial assistance to targeted SMEs is the main goal of its newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer Aria Putera Ismail.

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SC welcomes Malaysia's Improved Ranking in Corporate Governance

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is encouraged by the recognition of Malaysia's initiatives to improve corporate governance, which was a result of the collective effort by various stakeholders.

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MyCC to identify Anti-Competitive Elements in Eggs Market

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 (Bernama) - The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) is working closely with the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA) to identify any anti-competitive elements that may occur in the domestic market for chicken eggs.

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MITI, MIDA, Intel hold IoT Forum to review Progress

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 12 (Bernama) - The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and Intel Malaysia conducted the Internet of Things (IoT) Malaysia Forum 2018 yesterday to review IoT’s progress since its introduction five years ago.

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Dewan Rakyat adjourns, Reform Agenda implemented - Speaker

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) - The reform agenda of the Parliament was implemented at the second meeting of the first term of the 14th Parliament which came to a close today after sitting for 30 days since Oct 15.

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Court proposes Mediation in Theresa Kok's Suit against Jamal

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) - The High Court today proposed that Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok who filed a libel suit against Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos over alleged misuse of Yayasan Warisan Anak Selangor (Yawas) funds, resolve the case via mediation.

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Government concerned about Readiness of SMEs to adopt Industry 4.0

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (Bernama) - The Government is concerned about the readiness of local industries, particularly Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), to adopt Industry 4.0.

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Memorandum of Understanding between Bank Negara Malaysia and Dubai Financial Services Authority

On 28 November 2018, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on supervisory cooperation for effective supervision of banking and insurance/ takaful/ reinsurance institutions operating in both countries.

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Najib, Irwan's trial on RM6.6 Billion CBT Case transferred to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 (Bernama) - The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and former Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah, who are facing six counts of Criminal Breach of Trust (CBT) involving RM6.6 billion, has been transferred to the High Court.

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Malaysia's ePassport recognised as Regional ID Document of the Year

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 Dec (Bernama) - The Malaysian Immigration Department received the 2018 Regional ID Document of the Year Award, an acknowledgement for its innovative and class leading Malaysian ePassport.

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Malaysia's first Geothermal Power Plant approval Withdrawn

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 (Bernama) - Parliament was informed today that the approval given to Tawau Green Energy Sdn Bhd to build the country’s first geothermal power plant was cancelled on Aug 29 by the government.

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Defence wants Judge to recuse himself from hearing Shafee's Cases

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 (Bernama) - The defence will submit an appeal to the High Court judge Collin Lawrence Sequerah seeking that he withdraws from hearing cases on two money-laundering charges and another two on incorrect filings made to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB), faced by lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah.

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