Newlyweds spend ‘honeymoon’ in lock-up after being caught with drugs


Compiled by C. ARUNO, TARRENCE TAN and R. ARAVINTHAN

A newlywed couple from Tumpat were forced to spend their “honeymoon” in a lock-up after they were arrested for being in possession of drugs, reported Sinar Harian.

They were caught with an assortment of drugs worth RM11,500.

“The Proton Waja, which was bought with cash, was also seized, ” said Tumpat Police District Headquarters police chief Superintendent Ab Rashid Mat Daud.

The man and wife, aged 40 and 38 respectively, got married on Sept 12.

Ab Rashid said the couple would be remanded for seven days to assist in investigations.

> A syndicate has been found peddling imitation English Premier League (EPL) football jerseys by using foreigners.

According to a report by Harian Metro, the jerseys were sold at RM40 each for locals. Foreign customers were charged RM60 each.

The syndicate was uncovered by the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry during a raid in Kuala Lumpur.

A Bangladeshi and a Myanmar national were arrested.

“A foreigner admitted that he was hired to sell imitation football jerseys, particularly those involving EPL teams such as Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City and Arsenal, ” a ministry official said.

He added that the syndicate bought the jerseys from foreign suppliers for RM15 to RM20 each.

> Actress Lufya Omar has dispelled talk that her husband had divorced her via a WhatsApp message, Kosmo! reported.

“I’m waiting for him to file the case legally in court, ” said Lufya, 34.

She said she had not received any message from him on WhatsApp or any divorce notice.

Her husband, 29, had apparently said that he had proclaimed the talak last week via WhatsApp.

The couple got married in 2016.

• 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.


   

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