Policemen who perform poorly could face the boot29 September 2016 @ 5:49 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: Policemen who perform poorly or fail to meet their Key Performance Indicator (KPI) could have their services ended under the newly-introduced Exit Policy.
Federal police management director Datuk Seri Zulkifli Abdullah said the management has identified 446 policemen who had scored less than 60 per cent in their annual performance evaluation for last year.
“A special committee comprising senior police officers will be formed in every state contingent to monitor their respective staff who recorded poor performances.
Not hijacked: Crew of MT Vier Harmoni sailed vessel away due to dispute with employer17 August 2016 @ 5:27 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: MT Vier Harmoni was not hijacked. Instead, its crew sailed it to Batam, Indonesia following a dispute with their employer.
Clarifying the matter this evening, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) chief Datuk Ahmad Puzi Abdul Kahar said preliminary investigations suggest that the drama rose following a disagreement between their crew and their employer, the ship’s owner.
This, he said, led to the crew taking matters into their own hands.
MACC detains PKR Selangor branch chief over graft; RM30k cash found in hand16 June 2016 @ 2:13 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: The Selangor Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) yesterday detained a former PKR lawmaker for alleged graft.
The man, a Selangor PKR chief, was brought in to help an investigation into alleged bribery, linked to a construction company which secured a tender for maintenance of public facilities.
It was understood that the project was worth about RM615,000.
A source close to the case told NST that the 50-year old man was arrested at 3pm yesterday in Kapar, and was detained for 24 hours.
Man stands by SD claiming Dr M-Kit Siang Declaration bought voter info10 June 2016 @ 1:45 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: Freelance programmer Azharuddin Othman is standing by his statutory declaration (SD), which claimed that he had sold voter database to a third party for the Tun Dr Mahathir-Lim Kit Siang Declaration.
In his SD last month, Azharuddin said that he had sold the details to woman, who also known by the moniker Ratu Naga.
Traffic jams, flash floods and fallen trees as rainstorm lashes KL3 June 2016 @ 8:49 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: The Civil Defence Department (JPAM) recorded no less than 37 cases of uprooted trees in various parts of the city, triggered by a fierce rainstorm this evening.
City Fire and Rescue Department chief operations officer Samsol Maarif Saibani said firemen have been deployed to various areas including Jalan Pantai Baharu, Jalan Sri Hartamas 17, and Bukit Jalil to remove the trees from blocking the road.
Noriah's remains arrive in Subang, brought to Tanjung Karang for burial7 May 2016 @ 12:28 AM
SUBANG: The remains of Datuk Noriah Kasnon arrived from Kuching at the Subang airbase here at 11.30pm last night.
Nine people carried the coffin bearing the remains of the Plantation Industries and Commodities Deputy Minister from the Hercules C130 aircraft to a waiting hearse.
The hearse then headed towards Noriah's family home at Kampung Batu 12, Sungai Burong in Tanjung Karang, Selangor.
A number of VIPs were present at the Air Movement building here to pay their last respects.
Police smash drug syndicate, seize syabu worth RM36 million [VIDEO]20 April 2016 @ 1:32 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: Police smashed a drug syndicate, seizing 239kg of syabu worth a staggering RM36 million in a series of raids in Perak and Selangor yesterday.
Operatives from the federal police Narcotics Department and its Special Tactical Intelligence Narcotics Group (Sting) also arrested 10 Malaysians, including a chemist, in the raids.
The raids were conducted at a store in Hutan Melintang, Perak and two drug processing labs in Shah Alam, Selangor.
M'sian jailed in NZ for pouring bucket of boiling water over colleague's head12 April 2016 @ 10:45 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: A New Zealand court has sentenced a 28-year-old Malaysian man to five years and seven months in jail after he deliberately poured boiling water on the head of a co-worker.
The incident, captured on CCTV footage, occurred in the staff cafeteria of the Turners and Growers pack house in Whakatu on July 25 last year, reported the New Zealand news portal Stuff.
It was reported that Kain-wee Show was livid after his colleague Bin Wu had taken a half-eaten hot dog from his girlfriend's plate the previous day.
Stop spreading rumours on terror threats: IGP17 January 2016 @ 4:41 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar today called for an end to speculation about the security situation in the country.
Via his Twitter handle @KBAB51, the IGP said such speculation could cause unnecessary unease among the public.
"All quarters should stop any speculation about the state of the nation's security. Police are always on standby," he said.
Khalid also chided some members of the media who cited reports based on 'sources' and said this could be construed as rumour-mongering.
Islamic State 'lone wolves' threat in Msia is real, says IGP13 January 2016 @ 8:35 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar today expressed his concern over the emergence of Islamic State (IS) supporters who operate as ‘lone wolves’ to create chaos in the country.
Commenting on a recent incident where a 16-year-old in IS-style garb had brandished a knife in a supermarket in Sungai Petani, Kedah, Khalid said the incident proved that the threat posed by IS was real.