MORE PICS & Video - Illegal Racers Rule the Streets of KL at Weekends, 4 Nabbed on Aug 26 07 along Streets near Dataran Merdeka; RM5000 Fine & 5 Years
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ABOVE & BELOW: The streets of Kuala Lumpur are alive with cars during the weekends for testing their modified souped vehicles
Monday, 27 Aug 07: Kuala Lumpur: A policeman and air force personnel are amongst the 4 civil servants to be charged for illegal racing after they were nabbed early Sunday morning. The other two are an administrator at a Military academy and an employee at a local town council.
The four were spotted driving recklessly at the city centre. They will be charged on Monday under Section 42 sub-section 1 of the Road Transport Act 1987 which carries a fine of RM5000 and a jail term of 5 Years.
ABOVE: The motor cyclist pointing at the driver who nearly knocked him down
The royal Malaysian Air force personnel was apprehended when he nearly knocked down a motor-cyclist at Jalan Raja Laut. The other three were arrested in Jalan Tun Perak and were taken to the Jalan Bandar Police station for further questing but were later released on Police bail.
Other operations were carried out along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Dataran Mederka. Meanwhile Squad 43, arrested 9 Mat Rempits which include a girl student from Pandah Indah. During school vacation, more than 50 were detained’
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'Squad 43' for other states
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23, 2007): The special unit to address the Mat Rempit problem will be extended to other states in view of the success of the squad here, Bukit Aman traffic police chief SAC II Hamza Taib said today.
He said Squad 43, set up by the
ABOVE & BELOW: They were hand-cuffed to prevent them from bolting away
Those arrested included the self-employed (269), unemployed (256), students (238), labourers (186), factory workers (174) despatch riders (161) and mechanics (59). He said 913 of them were aged between 16 and 20, 550 between 21 and 25, 63 between 26 and 30, 26 below 15 years, and five above 30. "Concerted efforts from all parties, and not just the police, are necessary to address the problem," Hamza said.
ABOVE: The majority is male and BELOW: the rose amongst the thorns was also nabbed, apparently a student frm Pandan Indah, Cheras
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ERRANT JUDGE Datuk Hashim Yussof – failed to deliver 35 judgments; Is this characteristics of a Good Judge straying from the proper standards?
ABOVE: The Chief Justice at center; When DYMMSPBYD Agong hit the button with the "Mallet" it cleared off the mist revealing a model of the Courts Complex (Below). This is another Malaysia Bolih "creative idea". Gone are the old way of viewing a plaque. More pics below
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Karpal: It's Federal Court judge Datuk Hashim Yusoff
by B. Suresh Ram, Sun
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 27, 2007): Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh today named Federal Court judge Datuk Hashim Yusoff in the Dewan Rakyat as the judge who failed to deliver about 35 judgments. The veteran lawyer, who is DAP chairman, took the opportunity during the debate on the Industrial Relations Act (Amendment) Bill 2007 to make the allegations, offering evidence. He said Chief Justice Tun Ahmad Fairuz Sheikh Abdul Halim had said he would investigate if there was any evidence. "I have the evidence right here and I can prove it in Parliament," he said. Karpal said as such, the ball is in the court of Ahmad Fairuz to resolve the matter by looking into his allegation. He said the Federal judge in question had not written judgment in 35 cases, including four in which the convicted are languishing in jail despite being sentenced to death seven years ago. "Does he (Hashim) have the characteristics of a good judge?" he asked. As Karpal sought to continue his debate by calling for "bad judges" to be fired, Deputy Speaker Lim Si Cheng cut him off, saying that what he was saying had nothing to do with the Bill. Later, in a press conference in Parliament house lobby, Karpal said Ahmad Fairuz must explain the delay in appointing the new Chief Judge of
Nazri said Abdullah met Tuanku Mizan last Wednesday (Aug 22) to discuss the list of potential candidates to fill the post. On another issue, Nazri said the writing of judgments was not the only criterion to promote judges. There were other criteria like patience and hard work which were considered before a person got his promotion, he said.
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