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I was only doing my duty, says Santiago after questioning at...

The Klang MP spends one-and-a-half hours at federal police headquarters over a statement he made against preacher Dr Zakir Naik.

Army personnel probed in death of AR Badul’s son

Police say Major Mohd Zahir Armaya was shot from a distance of 5m.

18 years’ jail instead of death for killing girlfriend

Sarawak man is spared the noose after appeal court reduces murder charge to culpable homicide.

Use of Sedition Act not ruled out in extreme cases, says...

Tommy Thomas says the Sedition Act cannot be totally ignored as it is still law.

Towards a uniform shariah penal code for all states

Islamic council gives go-ahead to work out a uniform set of shariah laws on criminal offences.

Wong Chen backs deletion of attempted suicide from crime list

The Subang Jaya MP calls for a holistic mental health law and a good budget for treatment and rehabilitation.

Man charged with abetting Islamic State

He faces 4 charges of possessing materials relating to the terrorist group and banking in money for its activities.

Terengganu’s lesbian sex offence unconstitutional, says lawyer

State assemblies cannot pass 'criminal laws' when such offences are already in federal laws, says Aston Paiva.

Ex-judge: Amend Age of Majority Act to stop child marriages

Gopal Sri Ram says all the government needs to do is amend the law and extend it to any area of human activity, including the age to vote and get married.

Charges against Najib only the beginning, says lawyer

SN Nair says the prosecutors must now produce credible witnesses and prove the paper trail of the money.

New AG could order fresh Altantuya murder probe, says ex-judge

Gopal Sri Ram says the conduct of the prosecution during the murder trial could be questioned.

Hadi’s motion coming up again at Dewan

After controversy and uproar last year, PAS chief gets another attempt at providing Shariah Courts with greater criminal powers.

Azalina: Proposed fake news law will complement existing ones

Minister Azalina Othman says there's also a need to update and improve existing laws according to current technology and mass media development.

Activist Sarajun Hoda freed hours after arrest

Member of civil rights NGO Aliran initially denied access to lawyers, but human rights lawyer Siti Kasim says cops relented after she reminded them of his rights.

‘Cadet Zulfarhan found unconscious, wrapped in bandages’

Assistant medical officer tells the High Court that two of the accused in the murder trial had followed the victim in the ambulance to the Serdang Hospital.

Police arrest Aliran activist Sarajun Hoda at home

Suaram says Sarajun, whose arrest is believed to be related to a social media posting, is being held in Dang Wangi district police HQ.

IGP: Felda, FIC board members may be summoned for questioning

IGP Fuzi Harun says there should not be any speculation over Felda’s land transfer to a private company while investigations are ongoing.

Takiyuddin: Felda case straightforward, no need for RCI

PAS secretary-general says Felda chairman Shahrir Samad’s readiness to investigate transfer of Jalan Semarak property will help probe take place transparently.

End probe on Shad Saleem, Paulsen urges police

He says Malaysian Islamic Strategic Research Institute’s move to lodge police report on an article penned by UM academic is ‘mind-boggling’.

Jho Low committed 4 offences locally over 1MDB, says ex-judge

Gopal Sri Ram says the businessman can be prosecuted for CBT, conspiracy to commit CBT, abetment of CBT and cheating.

Ex-lecturer detained for ‘humiliating’ Najib, Rosmah

He is alleged to have modified an image on social media.

Amanah to table private member’s bills on race relations

The three bills are on Race and Religious Hatred, Equality and a National Harmony Commission.

AG forms taskforce to probe MACC chief

Attorney-General Mohamed Apandi Ali says taskforce was formed in view of the seriousness of the allegations.

Jamal Yunos under investigation after beer protest

Shah Alam district police chief Shafien Mamat says the Sungai Besar Umno division chief is being investigated under Section 143 of the Penal Code.