Fist fight over insufficient dowry


The bride allegedly assaulting a woman in the mosque.

A 27-year-old groom was punched by a member of the bride's family for failing to pay the dowry in full. The man, a security guard earning RM1,500 a month, had agreed to pay the family RM15,000 in dowry in January. He had paid RM10,000 before the wedding in Pantai Dalam. However, the bride's family refused to allow the ceremony to proceed until he paid up the remaining RM5,000. As the groom was walking away from the ceremony with his family members, he was pounced on and a fist fight broke out between the two families. A video footage of the incident which has since gone viral saw several individuals throwing slippers while the bride was caught on camera pulling the headscarf of the groom's female relative. Both families have lodged reports at the Pantai police station and the case is being investigated under Section 323 for voluntarily causing hurt.

>No mystical dogs in Mount Nuang
The two dogs, commonly seen in Mount Nuang in Selangor, are trained dogs to guide hikers and not "God sent" as claimed in social media posts. The owner, Norfazli Abdil Aziz, 50, said he was surprised that his dogs, Kiki Boy and Kiki Girl, became famous in social media after a mystical story about them went viral."I have trained and taken care of them since they were puppies in return for their parent who died saving my life from a snake bite," he explained. Norfazli has been working in Mount Nuang as a maintenance staff for more than seven years. According to him, Kiki Boy and Kiki Girl began accompanying hikers along the trail since two years ago. "Maybe it was the first time for the person who uploaded the story to hike Mount Nuang and did not know about the dogs' normal routine," he quipped.

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