‘Fitri’s DNA matches with DNA on gun casing, face mask’ court told

MIRI: The High Court was told yesterday that the DNA findings on the gun casing and face mask which correspond to the DNA of the first accused, Mohamad Fitri Pauzi, clearly show that Fitri was the perpetrator in the murder of Bill Kayong. Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) Nur Nisla Abdul Latif said this during the […]

Najib withdraws suit against AG, MACC chief, CCID director over 1MDB probe

Story updated at 2.07pm KUALA LUMPUR: Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today withdrew his lawsuit against Attorney-General Tommy Thomas, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)  chief commissioner Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull and Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department director Datuk Seri Amar Singh Ishar Singh over investigations into 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Senior federal counsel Alice Loke […]

Babysitter charged with injuring baby Adam Rayqal, concealing evidence of his death

KUALA LUMPUR: A babysitter was charged yesterday in the Selayang Sessions Court with two counts of abusing a baby boy, leading to him being injured in the head, and disposing of the body to conceal his death. Noor Aqilah Abd Rahman, 33, pleaded not guilty to the two charges that were read out to her […]

Man slapped with RM6,500 fine for injuring, threatening wife

MIRI: A man was fined RM6,500 in default nine months in jail after he pleaded guilty to the charge of causing injury and threatening his wife. Magistrate Zuraini Ali Musa announced the sentence yesterday after considering several aspects including the guilty plea and appeal by the accused, facts of the case, the seriousness of the […]

Murder suspect freed from remand, but later charged with consuming drugs

SIBU: A suspect who was released from remand in connection with a murder case of a middle-aged woman on June 27 was yesterday charged in a magistrate’s court here with consuming drugs. Desmond Hijau, 23, of Tiong Hua Road pleaded guity to the charge and was fined RM2,500 in default four months’ jail. In addition, […]

Court extends remand of Najib’s former special officer over solar panels probe

PUTRAJAYA: The Magistrate’s Court today allowed an extension by two days up to Sunday of the remand of a former special officer to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to facilitate the investigation into an allegation of corruption in the installation of solar power panels in Sarawak schools. Magistrate Shah Wira Abdul Halim allowed the extension sought by the […]

Appellate Court affirms High Court’s decision to reinstate Dr Ting as Pujut rep

KUCHING: The Court of Appeal today dismissed the appeals of Sarawak Legislative Assembly (DUN), DUN speaker Datuk Amar Asfia Awang Nasar and Second Minister of Finance Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh against a High Court’s decision to reinstate Dr Ting Tiong Choon as Pujut assemblyman. Presiding judge Datuk Abang Iskandar Abang Hashim held that the […]