Saturday, January 2, 2021

Cops detain 31, compound 17 others at KL entertainment outlet

Cops detain 31, compound 17 others at KL entertainment outlet

KUALA LUMPUR: Compounds were issued to 17 locals while 31 foreigners were detained during a raid on an entertainment outlet at Jalan Tun H.S. Lee on Friday (Jan 1).

Acting on a tip-off, police from the Dang Wangi police headquarters raided the outlet at about 2am.

Dang Wangi OCPD Asst Comm Mohamad Zainal Abdullah said compounds were issued to 17 locals for breaching the conditional MCO.

"We also detained 31 foreigners for offences under the Immigration Act," he said in a statement on Saturday (Jan 2).

ACP Mohamad Zainal reminded the public to abide by the conditional MCO.

He also urged anyone with information on any violation of the conditional MCO to contact the Dang Wangi police headquarters at 03-2600 2222 or the Kuala Lumpur police hotline at 03-2115 9999 or the nearest police station.

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Recovery MCO extended to March 31, says Ismail Sabri


Recovery MCO extended to March 31, says Ismail Sabri

PETALING JAYA: The recovery MCO throughout the country has been extended from Friday (Jan 1) until March 31, says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

He said the Health Ministry conducted risk assessments and found that cases were still increasing significantly.

The government agreed to extend the recovery MCO nationwide except for Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Sabah as well as other localities placed under conditional or enhanced MCO, ” he said.

He also said that the Kejora Juara workers’ hostel in Bukit Pasir, Muar, Johor has been placed under enhanced MCO from Jan 2 to Jan 15.

"The Westlite 1 and 2 workers' hostels in Senai, Johor will also be placed under enhanced MCO during the same time period.

"However, the enhanced MCO at Apartment Ria on Jalan Genting, Bentong, Pahang ends today," he said.

He also said 347 individuals were detained for violating the MCO with 337 of them issued compounds and 10 placed under remand.

The country has been under the MCO since March 18 last year due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Innocent pleads guilty to cheating manager of RM339,610


Innocent pleads guilty to cheating manager of RM339,610


Nigerian man by the name of “Innocent” has pleaded guilty to cheating the manager of a property company who lost up to RM339,610, Utusan Malaysia reported.

Innocent Uchechukwu Christian (pic), 27, confessed to cheating the 52-year-old woman into investing in a marine product supply project and transferring money into 11 different accounts.

However, Innocent’s fiancĂ©e M. Suvitha, 38, who is seven months pregnant, pleaded not guilty to the same charge.

The Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court did not grant bail to Innocent who does not have a passport while Suvitha was given bail of RM5,000.

They were charged under Section 420 of the Penal Code, which carries a penalty of up to 10 years in jail, whipping and a fine.

> Kosmo! reported that celebrity couple Ayda Jebat and Nabil Mahir, who are set to marry tomorrow, are dreaming of having 13 children.

Nabil, 32, said he chose the number because it was his favourite.

“I am the younger of two siblings while Ayda has 10 siblings. If we are blessed with 13 children, it is like a dream becoming a reality.

“People say it is a blessing. But to be honest, even if we have that number of children, what is important is that they are healthy.

“(It) doesn’t matter if it is one, two or 13 children, ” he said during the launch of Ayda’s latest single Parah Parah.

Ayda said she was ready for a child.

“If there is rezeki (blessing), I am ready to be a mother. I am getting older, not any younger. We really love kids, ” she said.

Ayda, 28, said the wedding ceremony, to be held at a mosque in Kuala Lumpur, would be small.

The couple got engaged in April via Google Meet as the country

was under the first phase of the movement control order at the time.

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