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Nation 13 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Another ‘Gang 24’ member nabbed

Manjung police have detained a member of the 'Gang 24,' a secret society involved in extortion and collecting protection money from businessmen.

Nation 13 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bogus cop held for extortion

Police have arrested a 40-year-old man for impersonating a policeman to extort money from foreign workers.

Nation 23 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Triad leader shot dead in coffeeshop

A 41-year-old man, believed to be the leader of the I>Ji Lam Chneh/I(Two Blue Stars) triad, was shot dead in a coffeeshop at the Rifle Range flats here early yesterday.

AseanPlus News 28 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

At least 11 injured in bombing in Philippines

A bomb exploded Tuesday in the southern Philippines, injuring at least 11 people and sparking a fire in a three-story commercial building, officials said.

Nation 11 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Woman and three men charged with extortion

A 26-year-old woman and three men were charged in the Sessions Court with two counts of extorting and causing hurt to her 34-year-old brother-in-law two weeks ago.

Nation 12 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Woman and three men charged with extortion

A 26-year-old woman and three men were charged in the Sessions Court with two counts of extorting and causing hurt to her 34-year-old brother-in-law two weeks ago.

Business 15 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

A web of legal trouble

IT took seven years and tens of thousands of dollars in legal fees, but Lawrence Lockwood was finally awarded US Patent No. 6,289,319 in September 2001.

AseanPlus News 21 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Jailed for extortion

A CASUAL chit-chat between two brothers in January last year turned into a discussion on how to extort US$6mil (RM22.8mil) when one man told the other that he had seen a colleague involved in a shady deal.

Other Sport 01 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Indian bookies cashing in on World Cup fever

Although illegal in India, betting has reached unprecedented levels in Bombay since the World Cup began two weeks ago, police told Reuters.

AseanPlus News 04 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Mob ransacks office of peace monitors in Aceh

B>BANDA ACEH:/BAn angry mob yesterday torched three cars and ransacked an office belonging to international monitors overseeing a recently-signed peace deal between the government and separatist rebels in Indonesia's Aceh province, officials said.