Cops release Haziq, and 5 things that happened yesterday

Kini Roundup

Modified 16 Jun 2019, 2:12 am

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

1. Police released Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz 24 hours after he was arrested.

2. Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador said his officers need time to authenticate the sex video purportedly featuring Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali.

3. The Edge business weekly alleged that fugitive businessperson Low Taek Jho had pumped in US$9 million (RM37.5 million) to bankroll now-defunct news portal The Malaysian Insider.

4. Arau MP Shahidan Kassim wants answers from Perlis Menteri Besar Azlan Man on allegations that politicians in the state helped their friends to dodge RM26.4 million in taxes every year.

5. An eyewitness to the May 13, 1969, riots proposed a monument in Sungai Buloh to remember the fallen victims and also serve as a site for leaders to make an annual pledge for the incident not to repeat.

6. Plans to streamline syariah criminal law among the different states were approved by the National Council for Islamic Religious Affairs.

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