Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak fears for safety, seeks police protection

Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak fears for safety, seeks police protection

Posted May 21, 2018 00:04:10 Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak fears for his safety and has asked for police protection, his spokesman says, a day after the ex-leader complained over the conduct of police searching properties for evidence of corruption. Key points: Najib Razak denies all allegations of wrongdoing …

Delay in stab-proof vest rollout putting police officers’ lives at risk: SA Opposition

Delay in stab-proof vest rollout putting police officers’ lives at risk: SA Opposition

Posted May 20, 2018 14:49:31 The South Australian Government is putting the lives of police officers at risk by delaying the rollout of stab-proof vests, the Opposition says. Labor said it gave SA police $4 million in February — while it was in government — to buy stab-proof vests and …

Texas school shooting: Houston Police chief Art Acevedo calls for action

Texas school shooting: Houston Police chief Art Acevedo calls for action

Updated May 20, 2018 01:41:26 Photo: Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo joined demonstrators during a “March for Our Lives” protest for gun legislation and school safety in March. (AP: David J. Phillip) Houston Police chief Art Acevedo has called for action in a heartfelt Facebook post following another lethal school …

Colorado Police Rescue Bewildered Owl Tangled in Soccer Net

The Boulder Police Department in Colorado said members of its animal protection division rescued an owl who had become tangled in a soccer net on May 16. Police said this video was filmed at the Pleasant View Soccer Fields in Boulder on Wednesday. Credit: Boulder Police Department via Storyful Source …

Week-long ‘inhumane’ watch house detention for 14yo Queensland boy sparks police complaint

Week-long ‘inhumane’ watch house detention for 14yo Queensland boy sparks police complaint

Updated May 18, 2018 15:34:06 A 14-year-old boy has been detained in a Brisbane police watch house for more than a week, according to a formal complaint lodged with authorities. Murri Court elder Reverend Alexandra Gater has lodged the complaint on behalf of the boy’s family, after the child was …

Malaysian police seize luxury handbags, cash and jewellery in probe into former PM Najib Razak

Malaysian police seize luxury handbags, cash and jewellery in probe into former PM Najib Razak

Updated May 18, 2018 16:29:13 Malaysian police have confiscated 284 designer handbags, as well as 72 suitcases containing cash, jewellery and other valuables as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former prime minister Najib Razak. Key points: Luxury goods and cash seized as part of probe into the …

Curtis Cheng murder: Talal Alameddine jailed for supplying gun used to kill police accountant

Curtis Cheng murder: Talal Alameddine jailed for supplying gun used to kill police accountant

Updated May 18, 2018 14:40:00 Photo: Talal Alameddine blew kisses to his supporters as he was led from the court. (Supplied: NSW Police) The man who supplied the gun used to kill police accountant Curtis Cheng has refused to stand for a judge while learning he would spend at least …

Police officer ‘punched’, eight arrested after Bank Street crowd turns nasty in Adelaide

Police officer ‘punched’, eight arrested after Bank Street crowd turns nasty in Adelaide

Posted May 18, 2018 11:10:52 A police officer was allegedly punched in the face when a crowd of up to 30 people turned aggressive on North Terrace overnight, resulting in the arrest of eight teenagers. Police were responding to reports of a man damaging and attempting to remove a street …

Fraud target tried to give ‘inappropriate’ birthday cake to former police commissioner John McRoberts, court hears

Fraud target tried to give ‘inappropriate’ birthday cake to former police commissioner John McRoberts, court hears

Updated May 17, 2018 19:26:06 Photo: John McRoberts (right) pleaded not guilty to attempting to pervert the course of justice. (ABC News: Alyssa Betts) Related Story: Former top cop denied sexual relationship rumour at bureaucrat Christmas party, court hears Related Story: NT fraud squad boss opposed ‘debt collection’ strategy, court …

Malaysian police search home of former PM Najib Razak in connection to 1MDB scandal

Malaysian police search home of former PM Najib Razak in connection to 1MDB scandal

Updated May 17, 2018 13:52:52 Malaysian police have conducted searches through the night and into the morning at five places linked to ousted prime minister Najib Razak, including the family home where he stays, a senior police officer said. Key points: As well as his home, police searched the former …