Saturday, 31 May 2014

Teluk Intan by-election: Barisan wins by narrow margin (Official)

Teluk Intan by-election: Barisan wins by narrow margin

PETALING JAYA: It was a cliff-hanger ending for the Teluk Intan by-election with unofficial results showing Barisan Nasional has taken the seat by a majority of 238 votes.
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Barisan's Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong garnered 20157 votes against DAP's Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud, who had 19,919 votes.

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It was a close fight with both sides leading at various stage of the count, but Mah, who is Gerakan president, emerged victorious in the end.
DAP appears to have conceded defeat in a tweet via @dapmalaysia acknowledging that Barisan had won.
Mah's win is a major upset because the incumbent was DAP, which had won Teluk Intan with a majority of more than 7,000 votes in the 13th general election.
Election Commission chairman Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof said there were 40,236 voters or 66.67% turnout in the by-election, including early voters.

6 Year Old girl plunges 3 floors down to her death at The Gardens Mall In Mid Valley City Kuala Lumpur

Child plunges three floors to her death in KL mall

KUALA LUMPUR: A weekend family outing turned tragic when a girl, believed to be six-years-old, fell from the third floor of a popular Mall in Kuala Lumpur at around 2pm Saturday.

The girl, Nurul Emielda Nadia Sallehuddin, was ascending an escalator to the third floor of the mall together with her parents when she fell.
According to her parents' statements to the police, they took their eyes off their daughter for a brief second when they heard a loud thud from a lower floor.

"They looked down and saw that their daughter had fallen off the escalator, and was lying on the floor several levels below.
"It is believed that Nurul Emielda slipped out of the corner of the escalator through a small opening," said Brickfields OCPD ACP Muhammad Azlee Abdullah.
An ambulance arrived shortly and Nurul Emielda was pronounced dead at the scene.
A shopping mall janitor, who cleaned up the area said she saw the child lying in a pool of blood with head injuries.
"Her parents were wailing and her mother kept saying 'she just started Year One!' (dia baru masuk Darjah Satu)" she said.
Shopping mall employees cordoned off the LG level and areas close to the escalators as police carried out their investigations.
Nurul Emielda's body was sent to the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) for a post-mortem, and the case has been classified as a sudden death.

The body of the man believed to have brutally beheaded a two-year-old girl at the Klang River near Jalan Tun Sambanthan on Thursday has been found

Body of suspect in toddler's murder found

Body of man alleged to have beheaded girl found in Sunway

KUALA LUMPUR: The body of the man believed to have brutally beheaded a two-year-old girl at the Klang River near Jalan Tun Sambanthan on Thursday has been found after a two-day search.

The body of the man believed to have abducted and decapitated a toddler at the Klang River in Kuala Lumpur has been found after a two-day search.
Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant operations director Mohd Sani Harul confirmed the recovery of the body at 4pm near the banks of Sungai Petaling Jaya in Sunway Selangor.
Azizan also said police have confirmed that the body found was that of the suspect.
The man had abducted Siti Soffea Emelda, who was two-and-a-half years old, from the Kota Raya shopping mall in the city on Thursday.
Police believe that the suspect had attempted to rape the girl, and hit her when she struggled. 
Mohd Sani said the Fire and Rescue Department received a call at 2.50pm from a member of the public.
"The complainant had spotted a man's body floating in the river," he said, adding that emergency services were immediately despatched to the scene, located near the Sunway toll plaza.
The body of a man, believed to be in his 20s, was fished out of the river by divers.
Police took possession of the body, which has been sent to the hospital for a post-mortem.
In Thursday's incident, closed-circuit television video footage at Kota Raya shopping mall showed a man taking Siti Soffea away forcibly.
The footage also revealed that a security guard had witnessed the scene but did not stop the man from taking away the girl.
Siti Soffea's mother, Siti Salmy Suib, 32, had left her daughter with friends on the fourth floor of the mall while she went to the toilet.
When Siti Salmy returned, Siti Soffea was nowhere to be seen. A frantic search failed to reveal the girl's whereabouts.
In the incident which shocked the nation, two witnesses said they saw a man carrying a toddler while making his way through the long grass by the river banks.
The eyewitnesses, from Sabah, saw the suspect, who is believed to have been recently released from prison, taking Siti Soffea across the Klang River.
They saw the suspect pushing Siti Soffea on her back and striking her with an object when she struggled.
Upon seeing the suspect strangling the victim while pushing her onto the ground, they alerted auxiliary police at the nearby Public Bank building.
The suspect jumped into the river in an attempt to escape.
It is believed that he was carried away by strong currents, prompting a two-day search operation.
Siti Soffea's body was found with the head lying nearby. She was clad in a pair of white pants and nappy.
Her body was claimed by her mother from the Kuala Lumpur Hospital mortuary yesterday and buried at the Batu Muda Muslim cemetery in Gombak. – May 31, 2014.

Search for suspect who allegedly killed toddler continues

KUALA LUMPUR: The search for a male suspect, said to have jumped into a river after killing a girl, aged two years and six months, last Thursday, continued on Saturday.
Kuala Lumpur Criminal Investigation Department head SAC Gan Kong Meng said the search for the suspect resumed at about 10.50am with the assistance of seven personnel from the Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department and the scuba unit.
"The search will be extended to Selangor with the assistance of the Selangor Fire and Rescue Department, up to Puchong," he said when contacted by Bernama.
Bernama reporters who went to the search area saw three kayaks used in the operation.
The body of the beheaded girl was found near the KTM station at Jalan Tun Sambanthan at about 9pm on Friday.
Police searched the area and found ceramic tile shards, believed to have been used to slash the girl.
According to media report, a witness claimed to have seen a man bending over something that looked like a doll before slamming her head with something and then slashing her throat.
The man was alleged to have abducted the girl, who was left by her mother in the care of a friend, to go to the toilet at a shopping centre. - Bernama

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