Friday, January 21, 2022


Case of businessman charged with assaulting security guard transferred to High Court

Under the amended charge, Ahmad Noor Azhar Muhammad is accused of murdering S Thava Sagayam at a condominium in Ipoh in December 2020.

Chinese-Canadian pop star detained over rape allegation

Awareness of gender-based violence in China has grown, sparked by the #MeToo movement, where women voiced their experiences of sexual harassment.

Taliban launch assault on Afghan provincial capital

The attack on the city of Qala-i-Naw, in western Badghis province, marks the first time the Taliban have attempted to overrun a provincial capital.

Top cop urged to speed up assault probe into Anwar’s aide

Yusoff Rawther insists he will not compromise on the justice due to him despite the current mediation process with Farhash Wafa Salvador.

Child porn cases rise during MCO

Cases of non-physical child grooming also increased during the same period.

Singapore PM condemns alleged racist assault on Indian woman

A young man drop kicked an exercising woman to the ground for not wearing her mask over her nose.

Businessman accused of assaulting bodyguards slapped with fresh charges

Chung Chee Yang has also been charged with four counts of beating up his bodyguards.

Belgian ambassador to South Korea apologises after wife assaults shop assistant

The case has provoked anger in South Korea amid claims his wife will be able to claim diplomatic immunity in order to avoid prosecution.

Employer, assistant claim trial to assaulting bodyguards for fasting

Chung Chee Yang and Choo Hin Voon are accused of committing criminal intimidation against the two victims and intentionally causing harm to them, among others.

Activists warn of ‘shadow pandemic’ surge in gender-based violence

They say a holistic approach is needed to step up proactive measures against such cases.

Arrests in assault over fasting case uncover illegal gambling, money lending activities

Selangor police chief says a gun and bullets were seized in a raid while 100kg of gold bars was discovered following the arrests.

4 remanded over assault for fasting

The victims were said to be beaten in turns on their backs with a cane by their employer and another worker.

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