DESPITE becoming a victim of a snatch theft, actress and singer Ayda Jebat said she was not traumatised by the incident which occurred at a cafe in Wangsa Melawati recently, Kosmo! Ahad reported.
Ayda, whose real name is Nur Suhada Jebat, told the daily that the incident had taught her to be more vigilant, especially in public places.
“I believe everything happens for a reason,” said the 23-year-old.
On May 28, two men snatched her handbag shortly after she sat down and ordered her drinks.
She urged the public, especially women, to be more wary of the surroundings.
As police were still investigating the incident, Ayda refused to share her losses and hoped that others would not suffer the same fate.
> Some 45,000 chickens perished after a fire engulfed a coop in Jalan Harmoni 3 in Bestari Jaya, Selangor, on Friday, reported Sinar Harian.
Bestari Jaya Fire and Rescue Department officer-in-charge Kamarul Anuar Isnawan said they received a distress call from the farm owner at 11.30pm.
He said firemen from Kuala Selangor, Batu Arang and Bukit Jelutong were dispatched to the scene.
“We had some problems putting out the fire as it was located far from the main road besides not having a fire hydrant in the vicinity.
“The fire was brought under control at midnight with the help of a water tanker,” he said. Losses were estimated at about RM70,000.
> A Myanmar man had to endure pain for nearly two hours after his left hand was caught in a chop saw at a factory in Taman Teknologi Cheng, Malacca, early Saturday, Berita Harian reported.
Chit Htoo, 22, was trying to retrieve some tools when his hand got stuck in the machine.
A fellow worker, who only wanted to be known as Arif, said the victim started working there 10 days ago. He said Chit Htoo was lucky as another worker managed to press the emergency button to stop the machine.
Jalan Kubu Fire and Rescue Department operations commander Arshad Mail said a team of 10 firemen used a hydraulic machine to free the victim’s hand. He was sent to the Malacca Hospital for treatment.
> Found in translation is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.