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Cops nab Haziq and 9 things that happened yesterday

Kini Roundup

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Modified 15 Jun 2019, 2:20 am

KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

1. Police are investigating Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz for multiple offences - sex against the order of nature, distributing obscene material, committing insult to breach the peace, and violating cyber laws.

2. The Santubong PKR Youth chief was arrested at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport yesterday evening, allegedly before he could board a plane to Manila.

3. The police have disputed claims that they had forced their way into the home belonging to Haziq's father.

4. The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said tracking the individuals who spread the sex videos implicating Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali was "top priority".

5. A group of reformasi activists have urged Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad commit to a handover date and also compel Azmin to go on leave pending investigations into a sex video. PKR president and PM-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim disagreed with the suggestion.

6. Som Ngai from the Bateq tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh lost three children and her husband to the mystery disease plaguing her community.

7. Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the Department of Environment concluded that manganese mining at Aring 10 did not contaminate the water supply at Kampung Kuala Koh.

8. Prosecutors will appeal against the acquittal of Ambika MA Shan over the murder of Indonesian domestic worker Adelina Sau.

9. UN Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) senior economic affairs officer Rashmi Banga believed that Malaysia has little to gain from ratifying the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

10. Najib Abdul Razak's defence team is still not done with prosecution witness Ismee Ismail. They have cross-examined the former chairperson of SRC International for over three days.

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