Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Allan Jay

Suicide cases expected to rise

KUCHING: Suicide cases and attempted suicide cases are expected to rise this year, said Sarawak Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief SAC Lukas Aket. He explained that the cases were due to depression, broken hearts, financial difficulties, family issues, mental health...

Fishing vessel, six crew members detained

TANJUNG MANIS: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained a Class C fishing vessel and six of its crew members on Monday (Aug 2). Maritime Zone director Commander Mohd Ariz Md Kassim said the vessel was detained at about 44...

Burglary cases down but vigilance urged

KUCHING: Burglary cases have declined this year; however, they are still a concern. Sarawak Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief SAC Lukas Aket said the majority of the cases recorded in the state related to burglary. "Compared to last year's figures, burglary...

Teen dies in hit-and-run

JULAU: A teenage pillion rider died while her motorcyclist suffered minor injuries following a hit-and-run accident at Jalan Julau-Nanga Entabai on Monday. The accident happened around 9pm when both victims were on a motorcycle, heading into a housing area to...

4 houses collapse, 18 evacuated

DARO: A block of terraced houses at Tanjung Alan Dua here collapsed on Monday (Aug 2) forcing 18 oil palm plantation workers to be evacuated. A spokesman from the State Fire and Rescue Department operations centre said no casualty or...

Sarawak has fifth highest rape rate

KUCHING: Sarawak has the fifth highest rape rate in Malaysia after recording a total of 67 rape cases this year. Selangor is first with 168 rape cases while Kedah is second with 80 cases, Sabah third with 72 cases) and...

Illegal online gambling call centre shut down

KUCHING: An online gambling call centre, which was operating out of a double-storey terrace house in Jalan Airport here, was crippled on Sunday (Aug 1). Acting on information, a team comprising personnel from the Kuching police headquarters (IPD), Sungai Maong,...

Police roadblocks will be maintained

KUCHING: All police roadblocks throughout Sarawak will continue to be enforced even if the Emergency Ordinance (EO) 2021 is revoked. Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail said this to New Sarawak Tribune when asked whether the roadblocks would be dismantled...

Woman found with fake rT-PCR test arrested

KUCHING: A 33-year-old woman was arrested after police found that she had falsified her reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (rT-PCR) test to travel to Bintulu. District police chief ACP Ahsmon Bajah said the suspect was arrested on Sunday while sending...

Five gambling syndicates crippled, 72 arrested

KUCHING: Since June this year, the district police have crippled five online gambling syndicates and arrested a total of 72 individuals involved in the operations. District police chief ACP Ahsmon Bajah revealed that in about two months, they have conducted...

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Suicide cases expected to rise

KUCHING: Suicide cases and attempted suicide cases are expected to rise this year, said Sarawak Criminal Investigation Department (CID)...
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