Politician gets a taste of his own medicine


A POLITICIAN who slapped a man who had chastised him for queue-jumping was put in his place when he was slapped in retaliation, Makkal Osai reported.

A. Siva Kumar, the incumbent assemblyman seeking re-election in the Andhra Pradesh state legislature, had gone to vote in Thenali city where he tried to cut in front of other voters in the queue.

His action did not sit well with one of the voters, who admonished him.

Angered, Siva Kumar slapped the man who returned the “favour” without hesitating.

Siva Kumar shocked supporters by attacking the voter and the police were called.

> Pupils from SJK (T) Alor Gajah in Melaka showed their aptitude for drone piloting by winning a competition shortly after attending training for it, Makkal Osai reported.

This came about after Syscore Academy held a special drone piloting workshop and competition for the 21 Tamil schools in Malacca.

The team from the Alor Gajah school clinched the first prize in the competition.

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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