PENJAWAT AWAM ANTARA TIGA DITAHAN TERLIBAT JUAL MERCUN, BUNGA API

  • Karpal and I never quarrelled even though we belonged to different parties, says Ling
    Karpal and I never quarrelled even though we belonged to different parties, says Ling

    Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh and former transport minister Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik never quarrelled or fought, despite being in different parties with competing ideas about politics. This was because the former MCA chairman and the late DAP stalwart had forged a friendship at university, which Dr Ling said stood the tests that politics threw at... …

  • Law students hold candlelight vigil for Karpal
    Law students hold candlelight vigil for Karpal

    A group of first-year law students held a candlelight vigil at the Esplanade in George Town, Penang, tonight for their idol, the late Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh. The students had planned an impromptu vigil for Karpal, who they credited with inspiring them to take up law as a career choice. “We planned the event on Facebook and word got... …

  • Michael Cornelius — Karpal’s loyal ‘other half’
    Michael Cornelius — Karpal’s loyal ‘other half’

    GEORGE TOWN, April 18 — Karpal Singh’s loyal aide Michael Cornelius Selvam Vellu, who also died in the accident that killed Karpal yesterday, was almost like Karpal’s “other half”. The trained... …

  • Umno lawyer calls Karpal ‘one of the most ethical criminal lawyers’
    Umno lawyer calls Karpal ‘one of the most ethical criminal lawyers’

    Umno lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah had plenty of encounters in the courts with the late Karpal Singh but today, he paid tribute to the veteran lawyer who died in an accident yesterday. Shafee said Karpal was “one of the most ethical criminal lawyers” he used to appear with while acting as deputy public prosecutor or counsel for the... …

  • Gerakan calls Karpal elder statesman, Samy Vellu cries over news of death
    Gerakan calls Karpal elder statesman, Samy Vellu cries over news of death

    In an ultimate accolade, Gerakan, DAP’s political rival in Penang, today praised Karpal Singh as an elder statesman and a true Malaysian. State Gerakan deputy president Datuk Dr Cheah Soon Hai said Karpal was one of the few people in the country who had left a legacy. He said the former DAP chairman was a legend in both the political and... …

  • Abdullah pays tribute to Karpal’s life of service – Bernama
    Abdullah pays tribute to Karpal’s life of service – Bernama

    Former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said Karpal Singh, who died in a road accident yesterday, led a life of tireless commitment and service to the people.  “We are poorer for the loss of a great legal mind and a crusader for justice and human rights," he said as he extended condolences to the family of the former DAP chairman and... …

MELAKA, 14 Ogos (Bernama) -- Jabatan Kastam Diraja Malaysia Melaka menahan

tiga individu termasuk seorang penjawat awam kerana dipercayai terbabit menjual

bunga api dan mercun dalam dua serbuan, semalam.

Pengarahnya Datuk Mohd Nasir Said berkata dalam serbuan pertama pukul 11.15

pagi di Batu Pahat, Johor, seorang penjawat awam berusia 40-an ditahan bersama

mercun dan bunga api pelbagai jenis bernilai RM11,830 dengan nilai cukai

RM7,689.50.

"Kita percaya rumah ini telah lama dijadikan stor penyimpanan mercun dan

bunga api yang dibawa masuk melalui jalan darat dari negara jiran," katanya

pada sidang media, di sini hari ini.

Beliau berkata ketika serbuan, pihaknya mendapati banyak kotak kosong di

rumah itu dipercayai mengandungi mercun dan bunga api yang telah berjaya dijual

di pasaran tempatan.

Katanya tangkapan kedua pula melibatkan seorang lelaki dan wanita,

masing-masing berusia 30-an dan 40-an, yang menjual mercun dan bunga api di

Bazar Ramadan Taman Cempaka di sini, pukul 10 malam tadi.

-- LAGI

KASTAM-MERCUN 2 (AKHIR) MELAKA

Mohd Nasir berkata pihaknya merampas mercun dan bunga api seberat 260 kg

bernilai RM7,200 dengan nilai cukai RM4,680.

Mengulas kes lain, beliau berkata pihaknya merampas mercun, bunga api,

rokok dan arak bernilai RM21,716.22 dengan nilai cukai RM78,929.80 di sebuah

bengkel kereta terbiar di kawasan Semabok di sini, pada 1 Ogos lepas.

Selain itu katanya Kastam Melaka juga berjaya mematahkan empat cubaan

penyeludupan menggunakan lori dari arah selatan ke Lembah Klang, yang membawa

arak dan rokok bernilai RM367,151.96 melibatkan cukai berjumlah lebih RM2.3 juta

pada Julai lepas.

Mohd Nasir berkata secara keseluruhan Kastam Melaka berjaya merampas

pelbagai barangan larangan bernilai RM402,138.40 dengan cukai berjumlah lebih

RM2.4 juta sepanjang Julai hingga hari ini.

-- BERNAMA

RSH KIA NM

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  • Karpal’s car crashed into lorry, not the other way around, says Perak police The Malaysian Insider
    Karpal’s car crashed into lorry, not the other way around, says Perak police

    Initial investigations have revealed that Karpal Singh’s Toyota Alphard crashed into a five-ton lorry in the accident yesterday that claimed his life and that of his assistant, Perak police said today. State police chief Datuk Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani also dismissed rumours and speculation that the accident was caused by the lorry crashing... …