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M'sian granted stay of execution, and 9 things that happened yesterday

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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

1. The Singapore Court of Appeal granted Malaysian drug mule P Pannir Selvam a stay of execution ahead of his hanging today to allow him to challenge the clemency process.

2. The Segamat Municipal Council denied reports that its officers are going undercover as cooks and waiters to catch Muslims eating during the fasting month.

3. DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang turned down former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak's invitation for a "freestyle" debate, claiming that it could be used to stir up racial sentiments.

4. The 18-year-old teenager who was caught on video shooting a monkey in a cage did it "just for fun", according to the police.

5. The Bukit Aman Commercial Crimes Investigation Department raided the office of Deloitte Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, which is believed to be linked to its investigation into 1MDB.

 6. The Home Ministry will establish a special committee to reinvestigate the alleged enforced disappearances of pastor Raymond Koh and activist Amri Che Mat, Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said.

7. Perlis police have apprehended the main suspect in the torching of state mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin's official vehicle last March.

8. The Federal Court dismissed Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's appeal to get his passport returned temporarily to perform the umrah during this fasting month.

9. The woman who accused PKR lawmaker S Kesavan of sexual harassment is considering suing him for defamation after he alleged that she wanted to wreck his marriage.

10. The Islamic Economic Development Foundation (Yapeim) said the suspension of its director-general Abibullah Samsudin is not related to the viral video in which its staff were warned against voting for Pakatan Harapan ahead of the 14th general election.

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