Compiled by HANIS ZAINAL and ALLISON LAI
A WEDDING planner from Klang was detained for two days after being accused of cheating about 100 couples out of RM 497,000, Kosmo! reported.
A remand order was issued against the 35-year-old suspect by magistrate S. Nisha in Klang.
Klang Selatan district police chief Asst Comm Shamsul Amar Ramli said the suspect was arrested at 4.20pm on Wednesday following a report from a victim, who said the wedding planner had closed shop on Tuesday and could not be contacted.
He said the victim claimed that RM7,000 had been paid to the suspect for a wedding in October.
The daily reported earlier that the 100 victims went to the wedding planner’s office together on Monday to demand an explanation for unfulfilled promises regarding catering, dais and wedding photos.
> The daily also reported that two robbers walked away with only RM20 from a restaurant in Kota Samarahan, Sarawak.
The robbers, however, caused about RM3,000 worth of damage during the incident at about 4am on Thursday, said district police chief Deputy Supt Lee Chong Chern.
“The robbery was discovered by a worker who came early to open the restaurant and was shocked to find the premises in a mess.
“The worker then checked the CCTV and saw two men escaping with the cash register,” said DSP Lee.
Police believe the robbers pried open the door to enter the restaurant, based on marks left on the door.
> Actor Fizo Omar said he and his wife, Mawar Abdul Karim, were open to sharing her history of gynaecological issues with the public, reported Berita Harian.
The actor, whose full name is Wan Hafizol Wan Omar, said he was not ashamed when their gynaecologist Dr Hamid Arshat revealed the reasons behind Mawar’s difficulty in getting pregnant.
“At first I didn’t want to share the details. But when I thought about it, I realised that it can be used to educate the public,” said the 32-year old, adding that he believes there were other couples facing the same problem.
“They might not realise they might have issues conceiving because of several factors they don’t know about,” he said.
He said Mawar, 28, who became pregnant on May 16, was suffering from endometriosis, a condition which affects a woman’s reproductive organs, and had undergone treatment last year.
Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/09/02/wedding-planner-nabbed-for-allegedly-cheating-100-couples/#lOfwoKOGK0AyfeBB.99