Compiled by TAN SIN CHOW and CLARISSA CHUNG
A SERIES of unexplained knocks on the door at night had culminated with things being thrown about in a house in Temerloh, Pahang.
“The knocking started at 11pm on Dec 27. It happened again the next night. And on the third night, things were flung about as early as 9pm, ” Kosmo! quoted Saiful Affendi Ismail, 44, as saying.
The lights went off by themselves, too, he said, adding that the disturbances ended at 3am.
Saiful Affendi is an assistant to a religious practitioner who came to help the family of four.
“I was nearly hit by a mineral water bottle while reciting religious verses in the house, ” he added.
He said the family had shrieked in horror that night when they heard the loud knocks and the lights being switched off.
> Two teenagers in Kelantan got married after eight months of knowing each other, reported Harian Metro.
It all started when the 17-year-old boy bought a phone cable online from the 15-year-old girl.
They met for the first time when she delivered the item to his house.
Soon, they started chatting over the phone until the teenage boy’s family found out about their relationship.
His family suggested that they get married, to which the teenage girl and her family agreed.
“All the preparations were done in two months and everything went smoothly right up until Dec 20 when we were officially declared husband and wife, ” said the girl.
She said she had stopped schooling but would sit for the SPM exam in a private school in two years’ time.
The boy had previously worked at his father’s real estate company.
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.