> Restaurant offering Buka Puasa buffet raided for selling alcohol
A restaurant in Jalan Yap Kwan Seng offering Buka Puasa buffet was raided by the Selangor Religious Department (Jais) for selling alcoholic beverages. The restaurant was also found to be offering Buka Puasa buffet to its customers despite not possessing a “Halal” certificate from the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim). The raid was conducted following reports made by the public to Jakim.
> Mentally unstable woman makes false kidnap report
A police report claiming a student from Sekolah Kebangsaan Matang Buluh in Bagan Serai had been kidnapped proved false after investigations revealed that the report had been made by a mentally unstable 50-year-old woman. Kerian OCPD Supt Mat Fauzi Nayan said that the woman had told police that a student had been abducted by a man in a brown Proton Wira on Monday morning.
> Child left in the care of friend found with burns on face
A mother who’d left her five-month-old toddler in the care of a friend in Taman Macallum, George Town was shocked to discover burns on the young child’s face upon picking him up. The toddler is believed to have been burnt with incense and may have been the victim of abuse however, the information could not be verified as the woman who cared for the boy disappeared shortly after the incident. The child’s mother, C. Jugavalli, had left the boy in the woman’s care since she got a job in a factory a month ago.
> Form Five student returns to school after liver transplant
A 16-year-old Malacca boy who underwent a liver transplant at Singapore’s National University Hospital in February went back to school on Monday, after six months away. Teng Cyun Shen from SMK St Francis said he was happy to be able to study with his classmates again and vowed to work hard for the coming SPM exams. Teng, who was diagnosed with end-stage Caroli disease, made headlines last year when he received an organ donation from a stranger – Lai Mei Yi, 27, from Ipoh – who had learned about his plight through the media.
> Zhang Jian not a member of Perak royal family
Controversial Chinese national Zhang Jian is not a member of the Perak royal family, said an officer from the Perak Sultan’s Office. The officer added that he had never met the self-made millionaire. Zhang Jian, the founder of multi-level marketing company Yun Shu Mao, had claimed on the company’s Facebook page that he was a member of the Perak royal family. Earlier, the Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry confirmed the company had never applied for any operating licence from the ministry and cautioned the public against participating in the company’s schemes.