Saturday, July 17, 2021

Selangau

Body of missing elderly woman found

SELANGAU: An elderly woman reported missing in a forest at Batang Oya, Ensurai last Thursday, was found dead today (July 17). The State Fire Department operations centre said the body of Samban Sabut, in her 70s, was found around 3pm. Samban,...

More vaccination centres wanted for Tamin

SELANGAU: Tamin assemblyman Christopher Gira Sambang suggested the Health Ministry to open more vaccination centres (PPV) in his constituency so that the vaccination process can be speeded up. According to him, the existing centre located in Selangau town (Selangau Multipurpose...

Man, 45, dies of rabies

KUCHING: The Health Ministry yesterday (June 10)  announced another fatality from rabies in Sarawak, bringing the total number so far this year in the state to four. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the latest victim was a 45-year-old local man...

Frontliners receive contributions of appreciation

SELANGAU: Kakus Service Centre has handed over contributions to the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) frontliners at Tatau police district headquarters on Wednesday (May 12). The contributions of dry food, two units of fan, roadblock signage and two canopies were given...

Selangau district office nears completion

KUCHING: Barring any unfortunate circumstance, the construction of Selangau District Office should be completed by the end of next month. Tamin assemblyman Christopher Gira Sambang made this known in a Facebook post yesterday (April 13). He and representatives from the implementing...

Jobless couple picked up for suspected drug activities

SELANGAU: An unemployed couple was among four persons arrested for being involved in drug activities last Wednesday (March 31). Mukah police chief DSP Jimmy Panyau said a team from the Mukah NCID and Crime Prevention and Community Safety Division conducted a raid under an operation codenamed Ops Bersepadu on a longhouse at Jalan Sibu-Bintulu around 11.10am. The team inspected the longhouse and found a couple aged 28 and 34, acting suspiciously. "Further inspections led to the discovery of a plastic packet and eight straw tubes containing crystalline substances, believed to be syabu weighing around 6.11g. "Both the suspects and the seizure were taken to Mukah NCID office for further action," he said. The suspects tested positive for drugs and have been remanded to facilitate investigations under Section 39A(1) and Section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952. Apart from that, the police also arrested two men aged 25 and 45, on suspicion of being involved in substance abuse activities in front of the longhouse. Jimmy said both men, who are labourers in an oil palm plantation, have been tested positive for drugs and will be remanded to facilitate investigations under Section 15(1)(a) of the same Act.

Selangau needs a hospital

KUCHING: It is time for Selangau to have a hospital built in the district, said Tamin assemblyman Christopher Gira Sambang. He said the population in the district is over 3,000 and building a hospital is a positive step towards giving...

Emergency Ordinance to safeguard peace during pandemic

SELANGAU: The Emergency Ordinance was implemented to safeguard the harmony and peace of the people during the Covid-19 pandemic, said Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang. The Deputy Health Minister pointed out that the government was caring towards and aware of the...
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