> Johor bans hooligans involved in Suzuki Cup stadium clash
The group of Malaysians that attacked a section of Vietnamese football fans during the closing stages of the AFF Suzuki Cup first leg semi-final match at the Shah Alam Stadium on Sunday, has been banned permanently from entering Tan Sri Datuk Hassan Yunos Stadium in Larkin, Johor. Johor FA president Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim issued the ban to punish the hooligans for tarnishing the image of Johor and Malaysia. The group, identified as Inter Johor Firms (IJF), has also been banned from attending any football matches involving the Johor football team. Tunku Ismail also announced the dissolution of IJF.
> Man gets 40 years’ jail, 36 strokes for raping daughter
A magistrate’s court in Kuala Terengganu has sentenced a man to 40 years’ imprisonment and 36 strokes of the rotan for raping his own daughter and fathering her two children. The accused, a fisherman and father of nine children, had pleaded guilty to raping his second daughter when she was just 14 years old in Sept 2009. He was charged with attacking her again in Dec 2013 when she was 18 years old. Judge Murtazadi Amran had ordered 20 years jail and 18 cane strokes for each conviction. He ordered for the sentences to be served consecutively.
> Traffic policeman at Rainbow Run “sprayed” with coloured powder
A traffic policeman was sprayed with coloured powder while on duty at the Rainbow Run event held in Penang on Sunday. Participants at the charity run were given coloured powder to spray on themselves or friends, however, it is understood that some participants accidentally sprinkled the powder at a policeman who was tasked with controlling traffic condition at the Polo Ground, where the event was held. The policeman was unaware that he had been sprinkled with the coloured powder until a colleague told him of the huge purple stains on his uniform. George Town OCPD Asst Comm Mior Faridalathrash Wahid said no report had been made over the incident so far, nevertheless, he urged the public to respect police officers who are performing their duties.