Lawyers hail move to appoint senior counsel to handle SRC, 1MDB prosecution

Lawyers say Sulaiman (left) and Sri Ram bring with them a wealth of experience and knowledge to handle the cases with decorum and ethics. PETALING JAYA: The government will be represented by two of the best legal brains when the state takes on counsel representing those charged with offences related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd, lawyers...

Ivana inquest: Police witness rapped for ‘not doing good job’

Bukit Aman forensics officer confirms the police did not cordon off the crime scene or dust for footprints everywhere on the balcony from where Dutch model Ivana Smit fell. Instagram pic. KUALA LUMPUR: A police witness who testified today in the inquest into Dutch model Ivana Smit’s death last year was criticised in the Coroner’s...

Pathologist: Ivana could have been dead before fall

Dr Frank van de Goot of the Netherlands says there was a bruise on Ivana Smit’s body which was ‘older than the rest’. A second pathologist says Dutch model Ivana Smit may not have died from her fall from a 20th-floor condominium unit. (Instagram pic) KUALA LUMPUR: A second pathologist testifying in the inquest into...

Pathologist retracts all ‘opinions’ in Ivana Smit inquest

Dr Zunaizah Hilmi says she is withdrawing all opinion-based statements given so far after being accused of deflecting questions to another expert. Pathologist Dr Zunaizah Hilmi who conducted the post-mortem on Dutch model Ivana Smit. KUALA LUMPUR: The Coroner’s Court here will strike off the record of all “opinion-based” statements from the pathologist who conducted...

Lawyer wants inquiry into Anwar’s ‘unjust’ convictions

S N Nair says this is because the Yang di-Pertuan Agong has declared that the PKR leader is a victim of a miscarriage of justice. Lawyer S N Nair says the inquiry must also extend to the Attorney-General’s Chambers from the time of the late Mohtar Abdullah. KUALA LUMPUR: A lawyer who defended Anwar Ibrahim...

Chemist: Cocaine, cannabis found in Ivana’s body

Chemist who analysed blood and urine samples of the Dutch model says Ivana was taking a number of drugs regularly. Ivana Smit’s body was found sprawled on a sixth-floor balcony of a condominium in Kuala Lumpur last year. (Instagram pic) KUALA LUMPUR: A witness who testified today in the inquest into Dutch model Ivana Smit’s...

Friend denies Dutch model was sexually adventurous

A friend of Ivana Smit rubbishes another witness’ account of events leading to the ill-fated death of the girl. Latsch Lisette, a friend of the late Ivana Smit, at the Jalan Duta court complex today. KUALA LUMPUR: A witness in the inquest into Dutch model Ivana Smit’s death last year has rubbished the testimony of...

Mother of dead Dutch model blames American-Kazakh couple

Ivana Smit’s mother says there is ‘something fishy’ in the untimely death of her 18-year-old daughter last year. Ivana Smit. (Instagram pic) KUALA LUMPUR: A witness who testified today in the inquest into Dutch model Ivana Smit’s death last year has suggested that the couple who hosted her may have had something to do with...