Compiled by C. ARUNO, NG ZHE QUN and R. ARAVINTHAN
A FORMER reality TV show participant was charged with robbing a senior citizen in Melaka in December last year, reports Sinar Harian.Jamaliah Saadun, 48, was charged together with Mohd Idris Yasmir and Muhammad Dhirar Raihan for robbing M. Kesavan, 60.
The trio pleaded not guilty when the charges were read to them in front of judge Elesabet Paya Wan at the Sessions Court.
Jamaliah and the two in their 30s were accused of stealing the belongings of Kesavan near Taman Seri Emas at about 3am on Dec 15 last year.
They allegedly robbed Kesavan of his gold necklace, his car and cash, totalling RM24,680. The court set Feb 10 for mention.
Jamaliah was also separately charged over a different case at the same court with another woman, Madura Mahat, 40 for stealing a mobile phone belonging to Muhammad Miskeen Kind Marhoom, 70, and injuring him with a car.
The alleged incident took place at Taman Seri Mangga on Dec 18.
> The paper also reported about a man born without arms in Gua Musang who does not let his physical limitations stop him from achieving success.
Mohd Zulkifle Nordin, 24, graduated in August last year from Universiti Teknologi Mara Seri Iskandar with a degree in real estate management. He has taken part in the Sukma Games 100m race and is skilled in playing sepak takraw.
He has now been accepted as an ICT officer at the Paloh state assembly service centre in Kelantan.
“I have no issues with managing myself because I have been independent since I went to university. Although I only use my legs, I’m used to the situation, ” said Mohd Zulkifle, the seventh sibling in a family of 10.
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.