Tag: investigation

The story behind Nigeria’s Netflix sex-trafficking drama

by Camille MALPLAT Clad soberly in a chequered knee-length dress, Tobore Ovuorie hardly seems as if she once walked the streets of Lagos in a revealing outfit and high heels. A freelance reporter with a burning desire to uncover the truth about a sordid backstreet trade,...

Korean fans demand Ilhoon’s immediate removal from BTOB due to marijuana scandal

Manila, Dec. 23 -- Korean fans are demanding that singer Jung Ilhoon be immediately expelled from K-pop boy band BTOB for using marijuana. The 26-year-old singer was investigated by the police after they determined that he used marijuana several times with acquaintances from four to...

Serial killer targeted strangers for fun. His family called him ‘Psycho Razi’: Cops

India, Dec. 5 -- His family back in Bihar, by his own admission, called him "Psycho Razi", 22-year-old Mohammad Razi told the Gurugram police after his arrest, but it was the desire to make something of himself, to show the world that he could...

Police: Main suspect in ex-Mardi researcher’s murder in Bangsar arrested, along with two others

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 1 -- The main suspect in the robbery and murder case of the former director of the Information Technology Division, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (Mardi), Wan Hassan Wan Embong, was arrested this morning. Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department (CID) director...

Donald Trump and the Rule of Law

By William Cooper Donald Trump has spent his adult life chasing real estate deals, younger women and television cameras. He has not been sitting in a law library pondering the nuances of America's constitutional order. When it comes to the rule of law, he simply does not know the rules. Take his assertion that his...

Parliament’s PAC to commence proceedings on land swap, AES and 1BestariNet, says chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 18 -- The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will commence proceedings on three new issues raised by the Governance, Procurement and Finance Investigation Committee (JKSTUPKK). The three new issues, according to PAC chairman Wong Kah Woh, are land swaps made under the Defence...

Umany apologises and withdraws Facebook posting on Agong

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 12 -- The University of Malaya Association of New Youth (Umany) has withdrawn a Facebook post deemed critical of the Agong and issued an apology. In a statement today, Umany said it had reached the decision after discussions with several constitutional experts. The...

Perak police bust condo call centre cons impersonating Pos Malaysia staff, Sabah and Terengganu cops

IPOH, Nov. 2 -- Perak police have uncovered another syndicate run by Malaysians believed have swindled their fellow citizens of more than RM11 million. State acting police chief Deputy Commissioner Datuk Goh Boon Keng said 22 Malaysians aged between 18 and 27, including four women,...

Two killed, five injured in Canada stabbing spree

India, Nov. 1 -- Two persons were killed and at least five others injured as an unidentified man in his 20s went on a stabbing spree in Quebec City in the Canadian province of Quebec on Saturday night. The suspect was taken into custody by...

DAP’s Ronnie Lui free after questioning on alleged insult against thai King

Police freed the Sungai Pelek assemblyman Ronnie Liu on bail, who was earlier arrested, for allegedly insulting the King of Thailand after questioning today. The police are also investigating four Facebook and Twitter social media account owners for the same allegations. Liu, a DAP member, is...