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Malaysian opposition leader acquitted in sodomy case


January 9th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 9 (IANS) A Malaysian high court has acquitted Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy charge, capping almost two-year-long trial proceedings.The 64-year-old former deputy prime minister was ... Read more...

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Somali pirates face gallows in Malaysia


February 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 13 (IANS) Seven Somali hijackers, including three minors, face a possible death sentence under Malaysian law for attempting to hijack a Malaysian vessel in the Gulf of Aden. ... Read more...

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Sodomy II: Former Malaya Deputy PM Anwar fails to disqualify judge


December 6th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 6 (ANI): Former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has reportedly failed in his second bid to disqualify high court judge Justice Mohamad Zabidin Mohd Diah from presiding over ... Read more...

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Pak court accepts petition seeking life imprisonment for five Americans


November 29th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 29(ANI): A Pakistani court on Monday accepted the Punjab government's request seeking life sentences for five Americans already jailed for 10 years on terror convictions.Waqar Husain Khan, Ahmed Abdullah Mani, ... Read more...

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Malay opposition leader Anwar fails to have sodomy charge dropped


August 16th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug.16 (ANI): A Malaysian High Court has rejected opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's bid to strike out the sodomy charge against him.Justice Mohamad Zabidin Mohammad Diah ruled that the integrity of ... Read more...

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Fresh twist in Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy trial


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 2 (IANS) Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy trial has got a new twist following reports of "romantic relations" between the man who is alleged to have been sodomised ... Read more...

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Three HINDRAF leaders to face sedition rap


July 8th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), July 8 (ANI): Three leaders of the outlawed Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) will return to the Klang Sessions Court to face the sedition charge preferred against them in November ... Read more...

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Malaysian man found guilty of forcing daughter, 5, to perform oral sex


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 3 (ANI): A Malaysian man has been found guilty and sentenced to nine years jail and two strokes of the rotan after it was revealed that he forced his ... Read more...

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Woman charged with cheating stopped from taking India flight


May 20th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 20 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian woman executive charged with cheating was stopped from boarding a flight to India by officials who fear she could abscond. Former Maju Institute of ... Read more...

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Media barred from Anwar Ibrahim’s second sodomy trial


February 4th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 4 (IANS) The media was barred Thursday from entering the courtroom as Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim faced a second trial on charge of sodomy. The people concerned visited ... Read more...

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Six charged with sedition in Malaysia’s ‘cow-head protest’ case


September 9th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Shah Alam (Malaysia), Sep. 9 (ANI): A Sessions Court in Malaysia has charged six persons with sedition in connection with last month's cow head protest.On August 28, nearly 50 protesters gathered at ... Read more...

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Malaysian police questions 100 in cow’s head protest case


September 1st, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 1 (ANI): Over 100 people have been questioned in Friday's 'cow's head' protest against a temple relocation proposal in Malaysian city of Shah Alam.On Friday, nearly 50 protesters gathered ... Read more...

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Malaysian court to begin inquest in Indian origin actress’s death


February 14th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 14 (IANS) Eight people will testify next month in the inquest into the death of Malaysian Tamil singer and actress K. Sujatha, who died 20 months ago after swallowing ... Read more...

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Sentence upheld against armpit fetishist in Singapore


January 23rd, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Jan 23 (DPA) A 14-year prison sentence was upheld against a 37-year-old Singaporean with an urge to sniff and suck the armpits of women he molested, a newspaper reported Friday.Chief Justice ... Read more...

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A Singaporean woman forges $800,000 for her lover


January 9th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A woman systematically siphoned more than $800,000 from her employer over four years to pay for the high life so that she could led with her lover.Frances Leong Kit Jin, 30, ... Read more...

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Hindraf lawyers third bail plea dismissed


November 13th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 13 (ANI): A Malaysian High Court yesterday dismissed the third bail application of Hindraf lawyer M. Manoharan, of India origin, to free himself from detention under the Internal ... Read more...

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Hindraf adviser’s third freedom bid rejected by Malaysian court


November 13th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 13 (IANS) The Kuala Lumpur High Court has rejected Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) adviser M. Manoharan's third attempt to free himself from detention under the Internal Security Act ... Read more...

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Malaysian High Court upholds order to ban Hindraf rally


September 10th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept.10 (ANI): A magistrate''s court order to ban the Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) rally held on November 25 last year, has been deemed as valid by the Malaysian ... Read more...

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Criminal’s plea for caning denied by Singapore judge


August 22nd, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 22 (DPA) A career criminal's plea to be caned instead of spending at least seven years in prison has been denied, news reports said Friday.The district court could not grant ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian gets jail for killing lover


July 15th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 15 (IANS) An ethnic Indian has been sentenced to 12 years in jail by a Malaysian court for killing his live-in partner during a verbal fight that turned violent ... Read more...

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Rapist Malaysian Indian wants shorter jail term for using condom


June 21st, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 21 (IANS) A Malaysian of Indian origin, who was sentenced to 36 years in jail four years ago for repeatedly raping his minor daughter, wants his jail term reduced ... Read more...

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Indian man jailed for 25 years for retracting statement


May 23rd, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, May 23 (DPA) An Indian national who tried to retract his admission to having consensual sex with his stepdaughter since she was 11 was sentenced to 25 years in prison and ... Read more...

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Six match-fixing footballers jailed, fined


April 23rd, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 23 (DPA) Six match-fixing football players with a former S-League club were jailed and fined after pleading guilty, news reports said Wednesday. The Chinese nationals each acknowledged accepting between 1,200 ... Read more...

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Malaysia court sets Sept 15 as next date for Hindraf members illegal assembly case


April 16th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 16 (ANI): Even after one year, Malaysias Attorney-General Chambers are yet to decide on the representation made by the 66 men charged with participating in an illegal assembly ... Read more...

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Match fixing: footballer’s jail term reduced


April 11th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 11 (DPA) The seven-month jail term of an S-League footballer who took money from his manager to throw a game was cut to five months, news reports said Friday. Chief ... Read more...

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Hindraf leaders file for right to appear at court hearing


December 27th, 2007 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 27 (ANI): Five Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders detained under the Internal Security Act have submitted a formal application for them to be present at a habeas corpus ... Read more...

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