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June 19, 2018 9:00 AM Turkish rapper Ezhel acquitted on first day of drugs trial

ISTANBUL: An Istanbul court on Tuesday acquitted a popular Turkish rapper who faced up to 10 years in jail on charges of encouraging drug use, activists and lawyers said, on the first day of a trial that had sparked widespread alarm. Ezhel, 28, whose real name is Omer Sercan Ipekcioglu, was accused of inciting cannabis use through social media postings 26

April 1, 2018 11:21 AM Undergraduate gets 13 years' jail, 10 strokes for drug possession

KUALA TERENGGANU: A science undergraduate charged with drug trafficking was convicted on a lesser charge of drug possession by the High Court here today. Judge Datuk Zainal Azman Ab Aziz sentenced Ahmad Usman Nor Azmi, 28, to 13 years' in jail and 10 strokes of the cane after he pleaded guilty to possessing 479.32 grams of cannabis, two years ago. The offence 16

March 9, 2018 8:45 AM Japan sentences Peruvian to death over 2015 killing spree

TOKYO: A Peruvian man found guilty of murdering six people in Japan during a killing spree in 2015 was sentenced to death on Friday, a court spokeswoman said. Vayron Jonathan Nakada Ludena was arrested in 2015 after six people were found stabbed to death in a residential neighbourhood near Tokyo. The Saitama district court found him guilty of killing 49

March 7, 2018 5:31 AM Cosby lawyers want other accusers barred at retrial as #MeToo looms

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby exits with his lawyer Tom Mesereau (left) following a pretrial hearing for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania March 6, 2018. — Reuters picPENNSYLVANIA, March 7 — Allowing 19 other women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault to testify at his retrial would 59

February 28, 2018 12:48 PM Federal Court upholds gallows on four for lecturer's murder

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today upheld the conviction and death sentence on four former college students for the murder of their lecturer, Zara Eleena Omar Peter in 2012. They are Mohamad Zul Shahril Suhaimi, 26; Mohamad Sharafe Matt Noh, 25; Azizi Aizat Ibrahim, 26; and Mohamad Safwan Muhamad, 26. A five-man bench led by Chief Justice Tun Md Raus Sharif 40

January 11, 2018 11:41 AM Aussie gran in drugs case released on bail

The 54-year-old was cleared after a lengthy legal process, but she was not released and allowed to fly back to Australia initially as she no longer held valid travel documents. — AFP picPUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 ― An Australian grandmother who was cleared of drug-trafficking in Malaysia last month and escaped the death penalty ― but had to remain in the country 43

January 3, 2018 5:49 AM Tahfiz murder accused, 16, discharged on drug charge

KUALA LUMPUR: A teenager, who was charged with the murder of 23 people, including pupils and two teachers cum warden of the Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah centre, was discharged not amounting to acquittal from a drug charge. Magistrate Zilfinaz Abbas granted a discharge not amounting to acquittal to the 16-year-old murder accused after the prosecution 12

December 19, 2017 5:29 AM Teacher discharged on charge of causing hurt to pupil

Teacher Azizan Manap (centre), also known as Cikgu Azizan, is greeted by supporters at the Seremban Magistrate’s Court December 19, 2017. — Bernama picSEREMBAN, Dec 19 — The Seremban Magistrate’s Court today gave a discharge not amounting to an acquittal to a teacher who had been accused of voluntarily causing hurt to a pupil last April. Magistrate Mohd Zaki Abdul 28

November 29, 2017 7:50 AM Appeals Court upholds teacher's acquittal over obscene photographs

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today upheld an English teacher's acquittal on a charge of allegedly distributing obscene photographs to a teenage girl seven years ago. A three-man panel comprising Justices Datuk Mohd Zawawi Salleh, Datuk Abdul Rahman Sebli and Datuk Kamardin Hashim unanimously dismissed the prosecution's appeal against C. Shanmuga, 38. Justice 17

October 27, 2017 1:33 PM Bank manager’s widow to hang for his murder

SIBU: A woman was sentenced to death by the High Court here today for abetting in the murder of her husband five years ago. Judge Norcahaya Arshad said it had been proven beyond doubt that Ling Hang Tsyr, 36 abetted in the murder of her husband, 31-year-old Wong Jing Kui, at their Jalan Ulu Sg Merah home at 1.30am on June 14, 2012. “The accused is found 15