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IGP says Jho Low arrest rumours inaccurate, and 7 things that happened yesterday

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

1. Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador said the viral news about the arrest of fugitive businessperson Low Taek Jho was inaccurate.

2. Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar of Johor issued a rebuke against Johor Bahru MP Akmal Nasir for attending an interfaith buka puasa event at a Sikh temple, while de facto Islamic affairs minister Mujahid Yusof Rawa said Akmal doing so was a non-issue.

3. A new deputy public prosecutor will be appointed to represent the government and the Fire and Rescue Department in the ongoing inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.

4. Public Accounts Committee (PAC) hearings will be aired live after amendments to Parliament's Standing Orders are passed.

5. Umno supreme council member Fathul Bahri Mat Jahya questioned purported links between Swedish fashion retailer H&M's Malaysian stores and a UN campaign supporting the LGBT community.

6. Former Tangga Batu PKR women's chief Rohani Mahmud joined Umno.

7. Lawyer Syahredzan Johan urged for the expansion of community service as punishment for certain offenders, following a one-year jail sentence against first-time offender Danial Abdullah Tan.

8. IOI founder Lee Shin Cheng died, just two days shy of his 80th birthday.

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