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September 4, 2018 10:08 AM Suhakam: Court should have exercised discretion in lesbian caning case

PETALING JAYA: The Terengganu Syariah High Court, that carried out the public caning on two women for same-sex relations on Monday, should have exercised discretion and refrained from executing the punishment, according to Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) chairman Tan Sri Razali Ismail. He said that while the law provides for punishment 45

August 27, 2018 1:02 PM Drug syndicate busted, seven arrested, RM8.55m in pills seized

GEORGE TOWN: Penang police have busted a drugs syndicate with the arrest of seven suspects and seizure of RM8.55 million worth of WY amphetamine (pill kuda) pills. Penang police chief Comm Datuk Seri A. Thaiveegan lauded his officers over their success at a press conference today. The suspects, aged between 19 and 36, are being investigated under Section 13

August 14, 2018 3:34 AM Rela refuses to settle out of court with accused

AMPANG: The People's Volunteer Corp (Rela) has today rejected the out-of-court settlement offer by businessman Datuk Seri Liow Soon Hee who was charged with assaulting three of its on-duty personnel. Rela Director-General Tan Sri Zulkifli Abidin said the three victims have rejected the offer on the basis that they wish for the accused to be punished 15

August 6, 2018 11:33 PM England cricketer Stokes mocked gay couple before brawl, court told

BRISTOL: England cricketer Ben Stokes mocked a gay couple's "camp behaviour" before losing his self-control and knocking two other men unconscious in a street fight last September, a court heard on Monday. Stokes – on trial for alleged affray – acted in "revenge, retaliation or punishment" and was involved in a "sustained episode of significant violence" 22

June 27, 2018 11:54 PM UEFA bans AC Milan from Europa League next season

LAUSANNE: UEFA said Wednesday it had banned AC Milan from the Europa League next season for violating financial fair play rules after the club took on risky levels of debt. "The club is excluded from participating in the next UEFA club competition for which it would otherwise qualify in the next two (2) seasons," UEFA said in a statement. The Italian 9

June 21, 2018 5:02 AM Japan worker's pay docked for taking lunch 3 mins early

TOKYO: A Japanese city official has been reprimanded and fined for repeatedly leaving his desk during work hours — but only for around three minutes to buy lunch. The official, who works at the waterworks bureau in the western city of Kobe, began his designated lunch break early 26 times over the space of seven months, according to a city spokesman 10

June 18, 2018 8:04 AM 7 months' jail for two who escaped from police custody

JOHOR BARU: Two jobless men were sentenced to seven months in prison by the magistrate's court here today for escaping from police custody last week. Johor Baru senior assistant registrar R.Salini meted out the punishment to Nolmat Halil Abd Jalil, 34, and Muhammad Firdaus Irwan, 25, after they pleaded guilty. They committed the offence at the Gelang 9

June 14, 2018 5:17 AM Youth jailed for attempting to rob DBKL retiree

KUALA LUMPUR: The sessions court here today sentenced a 22-year-old jobless youth to 30 months in prison for attempting to rob a DBKL retiree of her gold necklace. Judge Dr Gan Chee Keong meted out the punishment to Junol Anak Inih after he pleaded guilty to committing snatch theft on Safiah Muhammad, 56, at the parking lot at Blok B, Program Perumahan 10

June 6, 2018 3:05 AM Never a happy day in my life, says world’s oldest person

I HAVE not had a single happy day in my life, the world's oldest person said on her 129th birthday. Koku Istambulova, whose Russian passport states her date of birth as 1 June 1889, wishes she had died young. I have no idea how I have lived so long and outlasted my children, she added. "I see other people eating healthy and doing fitness routines, I have no idea why I have lived 59

June 1, 2018 2:09 PM Father convicted of sexually assaulting daughter gets less time in prison following appeal

KUALA LUMPUR: A man, who was convicted for committing 623 sexual crimes on his 15-year-old daughter, was given less time in prison, when he was sentenced to 40 years in jail and given 24 strokes of the cane by the High Court here today on one charge of raping and another charge of sodomy. Judge Datuk Azman Abdullah meted out the punishment to the 37-year-old 5