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Sharanpal Singh Randhawa

sharanpal@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Sharanpal Singh Randhawa

23 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Langkawi trip ends in drowning of teenage girl

LANGKAWI: A holiday outing by a group of friends at the Telaga Tujuh Waterfall here, turned tragic after one of them drowned.

Tragic outing: Firemen carrying out the body of Nurul Intan from the site at the Telaga Tujuh Waterfall in Langkawi, Kedah.
22 Dec 2017 | 2:06 PM

Seven people remanded over abduction and rape of 17-year-old

ALOR SETAR: The man suspected to be the mastermind behind the abduction and rape of a 17-year-old has been remanded for seven days from Friday (Dec 22) at the Sungai Petani magistrate's court here in connection with the abduction and rape of a 17-year-old in Yan.

21 Dec 2017 | 7:02 PM

Cops rescue 17-year-old girl from alleged rapists after one-week ordeal

ALOR SETAR: Police have rescued a 17-year-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped and raped during a one-week ordeal.

19 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Former Telekom officer jailed and fined for graft

ALOR SETAR: A former assistant technical officer with Telekom Malaysia was sentenced to a year’s jail and slapped with a RM150,000 fine by the Sessions Court here on two counts of bribery.

Facing the law: Sukri being led into the Sessions Court in Alor Setar.
19 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Aid for church’s maintenance work brings early festive cheer

EARLY Christmas cheer came for St Sebastian Catholic church in Gurun, Kedah, after obtaining donations from the Federal Government.

Boey (in white shirt) posing for the camera with the committee members and parishioners.
18 Dec 2017 | 3:46 PM

Former Telekom Malaysia officer jailed for graft

ALOR SETAR: A former assistant technical officer with Telekom Malaysia was sentenced to six months' jail and fined RM150,000 by the Sessions Court here after he pleaded guilty to two counts of bribery.

17 Dec 2017 | 10:00 PM

Boy drowns during outing at Kangar recreation park

KANGAR: A 12-year-old boy drowned during an outing with a group of friends at the Sungai Batu Pahat recreation centre on Sunday (Dec 17).

16 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Five fire victims laid to rest

ALOR SETAR: The remains of five of the six Indonesians killed in an arson attack were buried after DNA tests confirmed their identities.

Solemn occasion: The remains of the five victims killed in the Nov 7 pre-dawn fire being laid to rest in Semeling, Sungai Petani.
12 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Unlucky groom spends first night in lock-up

ALOR SETAR: A groom had to spend his first night in the lock-up after he helped one of his friends evade arrest during his wedding reception.

11 Dec 2017 | 7:06 PM

Armed duo escape with RM600,000 worth of jewellery in heist (update)

SUNGAI PETANI: Two men armed with a pistol robbed a goldsmith's shop here and carted off with about RM600,000 worth of jewellery.