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    KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) – Malaysian authorities have made a record seizure of about 30 tonnes of pangolins and their scales worth some US$2 million (S$2.7 million) in raids on major processing facilities, police and environmentalists said on Tuesday (Feb 12). The haul included about 1,800 boxes full of frozen pangolins stuffed inside three refrigerated containers, 572 more frozen pangolins in six freezers, 61 live pangolins in cages, and 361kg of pangolin scales, according to police. The South-east Asian nation is battling to clamp down on rampant poaching and smuggling of pangolins, the world’s most heavily trafficked mammal. The critically...
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    Student who lured Tinder date and robbed him gets 6 years’ jail

    PETALING JAYA – She found him on Tinder and invited him over to her place for sex. She then robbed him using a knife and got away with his handphone and money. However, she was caught for her crime. The Sessions Court yesterday sentenced Mizan Qistina Razali to six years in jail after ruling that the prosecution had proven its case beyond reasonable doubt. It ordered the 24-year-old college student to serve her jail time from the date of sentencing. Mizan Qistina and a man still at large had robbed Foong Wei Chieh, 34, using a knife and taken...
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