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September 3, 2018 10:28 AM Contractor charged with hitting first wife with belt

PETALING JAYA: A contractor was charged in the sessions court here today for assaulting his first wife with a belt last month. Azwardibin Zaidi, 32, pleaded not guilty to deliberately causing injury to Nurul Nadia Mohammad Salleh, 29, by hitting her with a belt and causing injuries to her body. The offence was allegedly committed by the father of five at a house 9

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 12

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 9

August 29, 2018 1:27 PM Utusan Melayu agrees to settle Anwar's defamation suit

KUALA LUMPUR: Utusan Melayu (M) Bhd today agreed to settle the defamation suit filed by Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim against the newspaper company and two others. Lawyer Azhar Arman Ali, representing Utusan Melayu, said this to reporters after the case management before Judicial Commissioner Datuk Faizah Jamaludin in her chambers, in the presence of lawyer 5

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 8

August 29, 2018 5:32 AM Mother of late Tan Sri Jamaludin files application for his inheritance

KUALA LUMPUR: The mother to the late Tan Sri Dr Jamaludin Jarjis, who perished in a helicopter crash three years ago, has submitted an application at the Syariah High Court to claim his property worth more than RM2 billion. Aminah Abdullah, 85, applied for an inheritance certificate today worth more than RM2.1 billion, comprising of a few houses, land and companies 7

August 28, 2018 9:38 AM UN court has no jurisdiction in Iran sanctions case: US

THE HAGUE: The United States told UN judges Tuesday they had no jurisdiction to rule on Tehran's demand for them to order the suspension of debilitating nuclear-related sanctions against Iran. Iran has argued that US President Donald Trump breached a 1955 treaty with his decision to reimpose the sanctions after withdrawing from a multilateral nuclear 5

August 28, 2018 8:42 AM I knew about Amri’s disappearance only through news reports, says ex-IGP

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said he only knew about activist Amri Che Mat through news reports. Khalid told the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) inquiry for Amri's disappearance that he only knew about the case from reading news reports. "After reading news reports I found out that he was the subject 4

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 13

August 27, 2018 5:49 AM 12 take oath as senators

KUALA LUMPUR: Twelve people were sworn in today as senators, 11 of them from Pakatan Harapan (PH) and one from Parti Warisan Sabah. The PH senators comprise four from PKR, four from DAP, two from Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) and one from Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah). The four from PKR are Ismail Yusop (PKR National Congress permanent chairman) 15