Azhan ‘grateful’ to get death threats over TV role


Compiled by YIMIE YONG, RASHVINJEET SINGH BEDI and R. ARAVINTHAN  

ACTOR Azhan Rani has received death threats on social media due to his role as Ustaz Hamadi in the drama series Nur 2, reported Kosmo!.

But the actor said the threats were not serious as they were actually directed at his character.

Azhan, 48, said he was used to online bashing and was grateful that his acting had managed to create resentment in real life among “fans”.

 

> The owner of a karaoke club in Golok, Thailand, was sentenced to three months’ jail by the Kota Baru Sessions Court for offering a RM1,000 bribe to a police officer.

Judge Zaman Mohd Noor meted out the sentence to Ooi Boon Lai, who pleaded guilty to the charge.

According to the same daily, Ooi, 41, offered a bribe to a police officer for the release of a Thai national, who was detained with 36 cartons of liquor at a house in Rantau Panjang.

 

> Actor Keith Foo has chosen to remove the tattoos on his body as he wants a “clean” body, reported Harian Metro.

Foo, 36, said he had been thinking of doing so for a long time but had only just come across technology that could get rid of tattoos without leaving any scars.

According to Foo, this would enable him to get more acting jobs in the future.

Foo, who has tattoos on his hands and back, added that he could use make-up to hide his tattoos but it was a long process and he did not want to make people wait.

He underwent the first of seven sessions to remove his tattoos recently, with each session conducted once a month.

 

> An eight-month-old baby was trapped in a car after his mother could not open the doors of the vehicle, reported Sinar Harian.

During the 9am incident in Shah Alam, the mother had stopped her car in front of a house to meet a friend. She had left her baby, who was sleeping in a car seat, in the car.

When she returned a few minutes later, she found that the doors could not be opened and called the Fire and Rescue Department for help.Eight firemen rushed to the scene and managed to open the car door with special equipment.

 

The above articles are 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.