Compiled by AIN NADJWA, C. ARUNO and R. ARAVINTHAN
CELEBRITY entrepreneur Neelofa (pic) has addressed rumours that she is dating religious reality show personality Haris, also known as Pencetus Ummah Riz.
Neelofa claimed that PU Riz was just a friend and that he was close to her family and friends as well, Utusan Malaysia reported.
“We have known each other for three years. He is also very close to my siblings and cousins as we have organised religious classes and Quran recitation sessions together.
“Our relationship is work-related and nothing more, ” she said when interviewed at the launch of the Naelofar boutique in 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Petaling Jaya.
Despite her explanation, netizens once again got excited when a video of PU Riz attending an event with Neelofa’s family wearing matching baju Melayu was posted online by Neelofa’s sister, Noor Nabilah.
> Rosliman Osman or better known as “Abang Man”, 60, passed away while reciting the azan (call to prayer).
Harian Metro reported that residents at Sri Ixora apartment in Shah Alam were surprised and confused when the azan for subuh (early morning) prayer was cut short on Wednesday.
Lembaga Zakat Selangor Facebook said the Surau Ar-Rayyan committee member was reciting the azan when a commotion was heard over the mosque’s speaker.
Abang Man’s family was immediately called to the mosque before an ambulance arrived to take him to the hospital.
> A man was jailed for 14 days by the Magistrate’s Court for encroaching into a CCTV room in Kompleks Dayabumi, Kuala Lumpur, the same daily reported.
Ahmad Solleh Jaafar, 33, pleaded guilty when he was charged on Sept 28 before magistrate Mohamad Aizat Abdul Rahim.
When asked why he committed the crime, Ahmad said, “There was food there and I do not work”, adding that he was hungry.
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.