Woman loses RM11,000 necklace to snatch thieves


A 76-YEAR-OLD woman was robbed of her RM11,000 gold necklace outside of her house during a snatch theft, reported Malaysia Nanban.

P. Nagamma, 76, was walking outside her house in Kluang, Johor, at around 9.15am on Friday to throw rubbish when two men pulled up on a motorcycle.

One of them ran over to the woman and grabbed her chain.

Shocked, Nagamma fell down, injuring her hands and legs. The men fled before she could react.

The distraught woman told her family about the incident but could not identify the men as they were wearing full face helmets.

Her daughter S. Shanti said her mother was inconsolable and had refused any food.

> Makkal Osai reported that Negri Sembilan state assembly deputy speaker Datuk M. Ravi called on the Seremban City Council to raise job opportunities for the Indian community.

Ravi, who is also the Sri Tanjung assemblyman, was speaking at the city council’s Hindu workers association’s 40th Annual General Meeting when he made the call.

He said at one time, over 400 Indians worked for the city council.This has since dwindled to about 80.

Seremban mayor Datuk Haji Zazali Salehudin, who officiated the meeting, said all applicants were given equal consideration.

The above article 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 this ' >'sign, it denotes a separate news item.

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