DUKE crash: Court upholds application to freeze bank accounts containing orphans' donations21 October 2016 @ 2:40 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: The Syariah High Court today upheld an application by a businesswoman who had sought to freeze her two younger brothers' bank accounts which were used to receive donations for their two orphan nieces.
Syarie judge Nassir Abdul Aziz made the decision after dismissing an ex-parte application by Hamlizar Husain, 44, dan Muhammad Faizznur Asyraf Husain, 26, to set aside the order to freeze their accounts.
Federal Court reserves judgment on Anwar sodomy conviction [VIDEO]12 October 2016 @ 4:36 PM
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court has reserved its judgment on the much-awaited hearing of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's review application to set aside his sodomy conviction.
A five-men bench led by Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad said the decision will be announced at a later date.
Retired Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram, who acted for Anwar, and Senior Federal Counsel Datuk Ahmad Kamal Md Shahid, who prosecuted, presented their submissions before the court today.
'Budgie 9' Australians walk free after reprimand, one faints in court [VIDEO]6 October 2016 @ 4:27 PM
SEPANG: The nine Australians arrested for stripping down to their Jalur Gemilang-themed swimwear during the Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday have been cautioned and discharged by the Sessions Court here over the charge of causing public nuisance.
Judge Harith Sham Mohamed Yasin made the order after the nine pleaded guilty to the offence and made an open apology from a two-page letter which was read out in court by Thomas James Witworth, 28.
The conviction, however, was not recorded.
Ex-Langkawi Umno Wanita member loses appeal over expulsion from party21 April 2016 @ 11:57 AM
PUTRAJAYA: Expelled Langkawi Wanita Umno member Anina Saadudin lost in her appeal over her expulsion from the party at the Court of Appeal today.
In a unanimous decision, a three-man bench led by justice Datuk David Wong Dak Wah held that Section 18C of the Societies Act 1966 is just and that any decision made under the section must be resolved outside the court.
"Until such time that Section 18C is declared unconstitutional, it remains a good law.
Ex-Repco Holdings boss jailed five years, fined RM5 million29 February 2016 @ 12:03 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: Ex-Repco Holdings Bhd executive chairman Low Thiam Hock was today sentenced to five years jail and fined RM5 million for manipulating the company's share during the 1997 stock market crash.
Sessions Court judge Mat Ghani Abdullah made the decision after considering the submissions made by the accused's counsel for leniency in sentencing.
"After considering the mitigation and submissions by the deputy public prosecutor, the court fines the accused RM5 million and five years jail," he said.
Vivekananda Ashram to remain a heritage site, High Court rules12 February 2016 @ 2:39 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today dismissed an application by Vivekananda Ashrama Kuala Lumpur to obtain leave for a judicial review against the National Heritage Department's decision to gazette the property surrounding the 110-year-old building as a heritage site.
High Court Judge (Appellate and Special Powers Division) Datuk Hanipah Farikullah set aside the application after allowing the Attorney-General’s chambers (AGC)'s preliminary objection, ordering no cost.
Ex-KL CID chief charged with failing to declare almost RM1m commission22 January 2016 @ 11:32 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: Former City Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief Datuk Ku Chin Wah was charged at the Sessions Court today with failing to declare his commission worth almost RM1 million three years ago.
Ku, 58, who is now attached to the Bukit Aman CID Management Division, pleaded not guilty to failing to declare his aquisition of RM961,500 commission in a sworn declaration.
He allegedly committed the offence at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters in Putrajaya between Dec 23, 2013 and Jan 21, 2014.
Snappy access to news with NSTP’s new mobile apps22 October 2015 @ 8:00 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad (NSTP) has introduced three free mobile-friendly apps to provide readers with snappy access to the latest news from its three popular newspapers, the New Straits Times (NST), Berita Harian (BH) and Harian Metro(HM).
These mobile applications, known as NST Mobile, BH Mobile and HM Mobile respectively, were specially developed for both smartphones and tablets and are perfectly suited for gadgets running on both Android and iOS platforms.
UPDATED: Company director remanded in relation to 1MDB probe21 July 2015 @ 1:41 PM
PUTRAJAYA: The magistrate’s court here granted an order to detain a director of two construction and property development companies under remand for four days to assist investigations into 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) today.
The 39-year-old director, sought by the special task force investigating 1MDB funds, was arrested around 1pm yesterday at the Immigration counter of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as he was about to leave the country.
Police seek Thai cooperation to question Xavier Justo: IGP29 June 2015 @ 10:31 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police are expected to meet with their Thai counterparts on July 2 for a discussion on the PetroSaudi International ex-official, Xavier Andre Justo who is held by the Thai police over attempted blackmail and extortion against the company.
Inspector General-Police, Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the police have also requested for a chance to question the Swiss national before deciding if any action should be taken against him.