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September 3, 2018 7:40 AM Case settled, Rafizi Ramli apologises to Abdul Rahman

KUALA LUMPUR: The case of former minister in Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan's suit against Mohd Rafizi Ramli was settled after the PKR vice-president apologised to him for allegedly issuing a defamatory statement on the organisation of the 2017 Negaraku Expo. Mohd Rafizi's apology was read out by his attorney Abdul Halim Abdul 17

August 31, 2018 8:13 AM AG picks Sulaiman Abdullah, Gopal Sri Ram to lead 1MDB case

PETALING JAYA: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has appointed Datuk Sulaiman Abdullah to replace him as lead prosecutor in the criminal case against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. "A trial of this importance and complexity requires the full-time attention of lead counsel, not just during the duration of the trial, but also in the months 10

August 29, 2018 1:25 PM Gerakan withdraws suit against Guan Eng

GEORGE TOWN: Gerakan today withdrew its lawsuit against DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng for allegedly damaging the party's reputation over the RM1 land sale issue in Tanjung Pinang in the late 1990s. This followed a decision by High Court Judge Datuk Rosilah Yop in allowing Gerakan, through its counsel V. Amareson, to withdraw the suit with no liberty 9

August 29, 2018 12:23 PM Belgian TV presenter arrested over armed robbery

BRUSSELS: One of Belgium's top football TV presenters has been arrested as part of a police probe into a series of armed robberies, prosecutors said Wednesday. Stephane Pauwels, who has hosted football shows for Belgian and French TV, was held for questioning for "possible complicity" in an armed robbery in 2017 in the town of Lasne, south of Brussels 11

August 29, 2018 7:24 AM Court dismisses Mohamad's preliminary objection against Dr Streram's election petition

SEREMBAN: The Special Election Court here today dismissed a preliminary objection by Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan to strike out an election petition filed by PKR candidate for the Rantau state seat, Dr S. Streram. Judge Datuk Azimah Omar made the decision after studying and considering all the affidavits and written submissions by Mohamad 9

August 28, 2018 6:22 AM MMEA senior officer in remand for corruption, money laundering

CHUKAI: A Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) senior officer with the rank of Lieutenant Commander is in remand for seven days for alleged corruption and money laundering. Kemaman Sessions Court judge Badrul Munir Mohd Hamdy issued the remand order following an application by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). According to a MACC source 13

August 28, 2018 4:20 AM Ex-MIC vice-president charged with money laundering, involving RM6m

JOHOR BARU: Former MIC vice-president Tan Sri S. Balakrishnan pleaded not guilty in the sessions court here today to two counts of money laundering, involving withdrawal transactions for RM6.012 million, between 2012 and 2013. On the first count, Balakrishnan, as a representative of Sinniyah & Sons Sdn Bhd, was alleged to be involved in money laundering 11

August 27, 2018 9:38 AM Ex-lawyer gets seven years jail for CBT

KUALA LUMPUR: A former lawyer, currently serving time for criminal breach of trust (CBT), was sentenced to seven years in prison by the Sessions Court here today for a similar offence. Judge Datuk Ahmad Kamal Arifin Ismail ordered Yap Ooi Lye, 38, to serve the sentence from the date of arrest on April 7, 2017 after she changed her plea to guilty 15

August 24, 2018 8:21 AM 2 single mothers get jail for CBT, concealment of stolen money

KUALA LUMPUR: Two single mothers were found guilty by the Sessions Court here today of criminal breach of trust and assisting in the concealment of stolen money, three years ago. Judge Syed Faisal Syed Amir meted out six years' jail to former bank officer G. Vani, 44, and five years' jail to self-employed Ristiyanti Mohd Isa, 41, after finding that the defence 8

August 21, 2018 7:52 AM Man jailed 12 years, 10 strokes of rotan for drug possession

KUALA TERENGGANU: A man was sentenced to 12 years' jail and 10 strokes of the cane by the High Court here today for possession of 96.88gm of Methamphetamine. Judge Datuk Zainal Azman Ab Aziz meted out the sentence on Mohd Hakimin Kamarudin, 25, after the man pleaded guilty to the amended charge. He was jointly charged with Wan Hasanah Wan Salleh, 32, of committing 15