Boros Di Aralom: Ogos 2012

Isnin, 20 Ogos 2012

[VIDEO] Mobile phone throwing championship

Ere Karjalainen says drinking the previous day helped him secured victory in the mobile phone throwing world championships with a record-breaking 332 foot throw in Savonlinna, Finland.

Contestants compete in three categories in the annual championships – the traditional over the shoulder style where the aim is to throw the phone as far as possible, the Freestyle category where contestants are judged on aesthetics and creativity and the junior category for children under the age of 12.

According to the organisers mobile phone throwing is a light and modern Finnish sport that combines the philosophy of recycling and a fun spirit.

Since the first competition of its kind was held in Savonlinna in 2000, its popularity has grown with national championships now taking place in a number of countries.

Hammer throwing athlete Jonna Mattero from Finland won the women's category with a 139ft throw. Ere Karjalainen from Finland set a new record in the Finnish championships with 332ft, second place in the men's competition went to Jeremy Gallop from South Africa with a 311ft throw. Gallop won a national competition in England.

All phones are recycled after the competition. - The Telegraph

Sabtu, 18 Ogos 2012

Van offers mobile paternity tests - Who's Your Daddy?

'Who's your daddy' van
Fathers in New York wanting peace of mind that their child is really theirs can now make use of an RV truck which doles out paternity tests.

The Who's Your Daddy? van sells its on-site tests for between $299 and $575 (£200-£300). 
All men have to do is have a swab test taken and wait a couple of days for the results to come back from the laboratory. 

The results can be delivered in the mail or in person.  Speaking to CBS news, the owner and operator of the vehicle, Jared Rosenthal, said that the service is proving popular. 

'They flag us down, they pull us over, they talk to us,' he added.

'Sometimes, because of the nature of the services, they want to be a little more discreet about it, but they do come or they'll call the number.' And of course if people don't get the results they want, there can be some drama.

'We have people that want to get the specimen from their spouse without them knowing about it. We deal with a lot of drama. It's constant drama,' he added. However, Mr Rosenthal said that there are also some really happy moments such as reuniting a man with his long lost daughter.

Mr Rosenthal added that there is a 'big need' for services such as his. - Metro UK 

Khamis, 16 Ogos 2012

Gorilla brothers' emotional embrace captured after three years apart

Kesho and Alf
Handshakes, hugs and laughter were on display when two long-lost gorilla brothers were reunited after spending nearly three years apart.

The pair of primates surprised staff at Longleat Safari Park, Wiltshire, with an affectionate display of brotherly love - having been apart since 2010. Kesho and his younger brother Alf were separated after the elder sibling was sent to London Zoo as part of a breeding programme.

The heart-warming moment as the misty-eyed pair embraced after being reunited, also appearing to share a joke, was captured on camera. Despite Kesho appearing almost unrecognisable, with his weight ballooning by 200lbs, head gorilla keeper Mark Tye said Alf had no problem recognising his sibling.

'We weren't entirely sure that the brothers would even know each other, but the moment they met you could just see the recognition in their eyes,' he said. 'They were touching each other through the cage that temporarily separated them and there were no acts of aggression. 

'We put them together 24 hours later and it was like they had never been apart. 'They were very animated and there was a lot of rough and tumble on the floor, but not in an aggressive way.

'It is quite unusual to see that sort of childlike behaviour in a silverback.' Kesho was recently moved to the new £3m enclosure after his attempts to father a baby gorilla were unsuccessful due to him being infertile.

'They have formed a really tight bond and Kesho is actually incredibly tolerant,' added Mr Tye. 'Had they been two strangers there would have been a lot of face-to-face confrontation and some fighting and screaming.

'But Kesho and Alf were happy to turn their backs on one another which is a sign of trust.

'It is great for Alf to have an older brother to look up to and learn from and Kesho seems to enjoy being the centre of attention.

'It was very satisfying to see.'

The pair now look set to spend the rest of their days in the bachelor pad enclosure, set up due to the large amount of males in the current European breeding programme. - Metro UK

"Just another real life story"

Rabu, 15 Ogos 2012

Chinese farmer builds himself bionic arms after accident

Farmer Sun Jifa at work
Chinese farmer Sun Jifa, whose arms were blown off in a freak explosion, has built himself bionic arms as he could not afford the pricey hospital ones.

The 51-year-old lost both his hands when a bomb he was making for some blast fishing detonated prematurely, but could not afford to shell out for the prosthetic arms the hospital offered him, instead coming up with his own handy solution. 

Sun spent eight years creating the prototype for his own metal hands, which function using a series of wires and pulleys inside the shell, allowing him to grip and hold objects. He said: 'I survived but I had no hands and I couldn't afford to buy the false hands the hospital wanted me to have - so I decided to make my own. 

'I control them with movements from my elbows and I can work, love normally and feed myself just like anyone else.

'The only drawback is that steel is quite heavy so they're tiring to wear and get hot or cold in the extremes of summer and winter.'

Having built his own mental hands, Sun no longer sees why anyone should have to pay an extortionate amount to a hospital for bionic arms, and is planning to develop the design for others in a similar situation.

'I made this from scrap metal for virtually nothing. There is no need to pay hospitals a fortune,' he said. - Metro UK

"Should we call this another genius Do-it-yourself stuff?"

Selasa, 14 Ogos 2012

Secret naked swimming club - attempt skinny dip world record

A covert naked swimming club stripped off in Oxfordshire in a bid to break the skinny dip world record. The secret organisation, which originates from the creators of Secret Cinema, descended on Cornbury Park to strip off and jump in the water. 

None of the swimmers had met before, however they each braved the chilly water at 8pm on Saturday to swim in a lake near the Wilderness Festival in order to attempt to break a world record. The event also marked the launch of the new Secret Swimming club, which brings people together every month to invite them to swim in wild and beautiful waters, completely naked. 
Locations of the event are kept a strict secret until the very last minute, when they are released to the community. Future Cinema and Secret Swimming founder Fabien Riggall told that the idea has generated a lot of interest and has proved a hit with those attending.

'When you go skinny dipping late at night on a beach somewhere with a group of friends, it's an amazing experience,' he said.
'It's fun. I think our audience is looking for ways of doing things that are a bit different,' Mr Riggall added. It has not yet been confirmed whether the group broke the world record or not or how many swimmers took part. - Metro UK

**Now, that's what we call human right for being nude**

Isnin, 13 Ogos 2012

Why sleeping on your stomach makes it much more likely you'll have erotic dreams

Snoozing on your stomach may increase dreams about sex, says a new study. Hong Kong researchers surveyed 670 students, collecting data about sleep postures and dream content and found that stomach sleepers reported more erotic dreams than anyone else. They also described more feelings of "persecution," "being tied up," and "being locked up," reports the Daily Mail. The reason for such reveries? Researchers think it might have something to do with the brain getting less oxygen, which results in the sensation of feeling constricted.

"I believe that the brain during sleep is not at all totally detached from the external world," says the lead researcher, "and stimuli, including those stemming from the environment, are probably incorporated into dream content more often than people observe or are aware of." - NEWSER

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Gara-gara selisih faham, lelaki parah ditikam

PENAMPANG: Angkara hutang, seorang lelaki terpaksa bertarung nyawa setelah ditikam beberapa kali menggunakan pisau dalam satu kejadian di sebuah restoran di pekan Donggongon, di sini. Kejadian sekitar jam 1 petang itu berlaku apabila mangsa, berusia lingkungan 30an, dikatakan tiba-tiba diterjah oleh seorang lelaki di restoran berkenaan.

Mangsa dikatakan ditikam oleh suspek beberapa kali dengan menggunakan sebilah pisau sehingga mengakibatkan mangsa cedera teruk di bahagian perut. Difahamkan, sebelum kejadian berlaku, mangsa kelihatan duduk bersama suspek dan berlaku perselisihan antara mereka yang dipercayai disebabkan hutang.

Ketua Polis Daerah Penampang, Deputi Superitendan Ratan Kumar Singh, berkata susulan daripada kejadian itu, pihaknya berjaya menahan suspek berusia 58 tahun berhampiran pekan Donggongon.

“Suspek kini ditahan polis kerana menyebabkan kecederaan menggunakan senjata berbahaya,” katanya, sambil menambah kes disiasat mengikut Seksyen 324 Kanun Keseksaan. - Borneo Post

Chong Wei Rewarded RM500k for Olympics Silver

PUTRAJAYA: National shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei today received RM500,000 as reward for his silver medal win in the 2012 London Olympics.

The reward was presented by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in a ceremony at the Seri Perdana here which was also attended by his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor. The reward comprised RM300,000 from the National Sports Council's Incentive Scheme and RM200,000 from the Malaysian government in the form of Amanah Saham Wawasan.

Apart from that, Chong Wei also received a watch presented by Rosmah who is also the Badminton Association of Malaysia's (BAM) patron. In a short speech, the Prime Minister congratulated Chong Wei on his success in delivering a silver medal and was confident it would strengthen his resolve to achieve further success in the 2016 Brazil Olympics.

"Maybe, luck was not on his side to win gold but he fought right to the end. It showed how serious he was to achieve success and hope he will not give up on achieving even bigger success," he said.

Najib also agreed with a proposal to set up a National Badminton Academy at the Juara Stadium Badminton Training Centre in Bukit Kiara. Meanwhile, Chong Wei, 30, said he would consider the wishes of the Prime Minister to deliver the country's first gold medal at the 2016 Olympics at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

"I am grateful to the Prime Minister and his wife for the reward today, I will be saving the money. Even though I did not bring back a gold medal, the government still supports me. Nonetheless I have done my best," he said.

"However, I will look at my performance in two years, that is after the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea and the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, both in 2014. If my fitness permits, I will continue till the 2016 Olympics," he said.

-- Bernama - MalaysianDigest

Jumaat, 10 Ogos 2012

Pandelela Snatches Bronze In Tight Contest - London Olympic Games

Pandelela, Chen Ruolin (center) from China and silver medalist, Brittany Broben from Australia with their medal - BH
LONDON: Malaysia's ace diver Pandelela Rinong snatched the bronze medal in a closely contested and dramatic women's individual 10 meter platform action at the Aquatics Centre this morning.

The 19-year-old Pandelela, who started unconvincingly, fought back strongly to earn a creditable third spot with 359.20 points to the jubilation of her teammates and team officials.

It was a tight and interesting fight for the silver and bronze medal among nine divers in a final where 12 divers participated.

Defending champion and world champion Chen Ruolin, 19, was in a class of her own winning the gold with a massive 422.30 points.

Australia's 16-year-old Brittany Broben won the silver with 366.50 points.

Pandelela also created history with her bronze as this was the first time that Malaysia have won a medal at the Olympics besides badminton which was first introduced at the 1992 Barcelona Games.

Badminton ace Lee Chong Wei had earlier won the silver in men's singles in the London Games when he lost to bitter rival China's Lin Dan in the final last Sunday. - MalaysianDigest

Selasa, 7 Ogos 2012

Syafiq Yusof Bakal 'Filemkan' Datuk Lee Chong Wei?

Pengarah muda, Syafik Datuk Yusof Haslam, 19, pernah terfikir mahu menfilemkan kisah hidup jaguh badminton negara yang kita sayangi, Datuk Lee Chong Wei untuk tontonan ramai di layar perak.

Syafiq merupakan pemegang rekod Malaysia untuk pengarah filem termuda dengan lahirnya filem SAM (Saya Amat Mencintaimu). Impresif, hasil kerjanya yang menampilkan Shaheizy Sam dan Lisa Surihani sebagai bintang utama itu mendapat respon baik daripada penonton juga sebahagian pengriktik filem.

Menerusi perbualan telefon dengan MD sebentar tadi, adik kepada pengarah-pelakon, Syamsul Yusof ni berkata, memang pernah terlintas difikirannya untuk membuat sebuah filem biografi berkisarkan para atlet negara. Bahkan nama Datuk Lee Chong Wei antara figura yang dibayangkan dalam kepalanya. 

Kongsi Syafiq, dia merancang mahu memberi sebuah garapan yang mana menekan tentang pengalaman hidup-cabaran, pahit-getir serta suka duka Chong Wei bermula dari kecil dia menceburi arena badminton hinggalah mengapai kejayaan sekaligus menjadi kebanggaan negara. 

Namun demikian, itu hanyalah sekadar idea dan masih banyak perkara yang perlu di teliti sebelum merelealisasikan projek yang MD kira pastinya menarik dan mana tahu dapat mengubah landskap trend filem Malaysia sekarang dengan lambakkan filem seram dan komedi. 

"Memang pernah terfikir nak buat tentang tokoh sukan. Idea nak buat fasal Datuk Lee Chong Wei pernah ada tapi saya belum berfikir secara serius lagi," kata Shafiq yang juga merupakan anak bongsu Datuk Yusof Haslam ni.

Meskipun sebelum ni sudah ada filem biografi mengenai tokoh negarawan seperti Tunku Abdul Rahman. Malah kita pernah dihadapkan dengan dokumentari tokoh sukan seperti Datuk Mokhtar Dahari namun kurang mendapat sambutan. Namun Syafiq berpendapat dengan kejayaan yang dicipta pemain badminton nombor satu dunia itu hingga kini dia yakin 'ceritera' Chong Wei mempunyai tarikan tersendiri.

"Saya rasa kalau nak buat satu filem apatahlagi berkonsep biografi, tidak semestinya tokoh yang dipilih harus mempunyai profil kejayaan paling tinggi. Tapi saya rasa kalau figura itu berjaya menyentuh hati kita ianya pasti menarik, sepertimana Chong Wei yang telah berjaya menyentuh hati seluruh rakyat Malaysia tidak kira tua atau yang muda," ujarnya lagi.

Sementara itu, MD sempat menghubungi beberapa pengarah juga produser bagi mendapat komen juga sekadar bertanyakan apakah mereka pernah terfikir untuk menghasilkan filem tentang Lee Chong Wei. 

Pengarah seperti Osman Ali dan Aidil Fitri misalnya berkata yang mereka belum pernah terfikir untuk menghasilkannya. Namun berpendapat ia merupakan satu idea yang menarik dan pasti mempunyai cabaran besar. 

Manakala penerbit popular Raja Azmi dan David Teo mempunyai persepsi berbeza apabila masing-masing lebih menitikberatkan dari segi keuntungan dan nilai komersial seandainya projek tersebut mahu direalisasikan.

"Untuk menerbitkan filem sebegitu pasti menelan kos yang tinggi hasilnya sukar dijangka. Mungkin masa ini nama Chong Wei sedang hangat diperkatakan dan jutaan penonton menontonnya di rumah ketika beliau di gelanggang pertandingan berbanding mereka yang akan datang ke panggung membayar tiket RM10", kata David Teo.

"Saya tak pernah terfikir mahu menghasilkan filem Lee Chong Wei. Lagipun sekarang saya sedang merancang mahu buat filem tentang anak-anak Sidek (Sidek brothers)", ujar Raja Azmi secara ringkas. - MalaysianDigest

Jumaat, 3 Ogos 2012

Facebook tempat intip bekas kekasih

OTTAWA: Kira-kira sembilan daripada 10 pengguna Facebook menggunakan kemudahan rangkaian sosial itu untuk mengintip aktiviti bekas kekasih masing-masing.

Tesis sarjana seorang mahasiswa Universiti Ontario Barat menunjukkan, 88 peratus pengguna Facebook memeriksa halaman bekas kekasih mereka untuk mendapatkan pelbagai maklumat. Kajian mendapati, ramai pengguna Facebook mendaftar masuk ke laman sosial popular itu menggunakan akaun rakan mereka bagi memudahkan aktiviti mengintip dilakukan.

Sesetengah mereka juga memadamkan gambar yang boleh mengingatkan kepada detik bercinta.

Sebahagian pengguna Facebook pula membaca kembali catatan yang dimuatkan dalam akaun bekas kekasih masing-masing.

Selain itu, ada juga individu yang menggunakan Facebook untuk merosakkan hubungan bekas kekasih dengan orang lain. Penulis tesis itu, Veronika Lukacs, berkata dia membuat analisis mengenai Facebook kerana ia memberi kesan sosial yang serius. Kata Veronika, 25. hampir setiap pengguna Facebook melakukan aktiviti mengintip bekas kekasih itu. “Kajian sama menunjukkan, 48 peratus pengguna Facebook terus bersahabat dengan bekas kekasih mereka, manakala 74 peratus pula cuba mengetahui setiap perkembangan buah hati bekas kekasih mereka,” katanya. - DM - Sumber: myMetro

Khamis, 2 Ogos 2012

Pakatan Cipta Tema Merdeka Sendiri, "Sebangsa, Senegara, Sejiwa"

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Rakyat memilih tema alternatif "Sebangsa, Senegara, Sejiwa" untuk menggantikan tema "Janji Ditepati" oleh kerajaan BN bagi sambutan Hari Kebangsaan pada 31 Ogos.

Pengerusi jawatankuasa pemilihan tema tersebut, Datuk A Samad Said berkata tema tersebut dipilih setelah menghalusi sebanyak 250 cadangan slogan yang diterima melalui e-mel.

"Akhirnya kami putuskan untuk pilih satu slogan yang turut kami ubah dan disesuaikan," katanya yang menambah, slogan itu berdasarkan cadangan individu bernama Alhaimi Adam.

"Kerajaan belum tentu akan terima, tapi kena ingat bahawa (cadangan tema) ini datang daripada rakyat," katanya dalam sidang media di ibu pejabat PKR di Petaling Jaya hari ini.

Sementara itu, setiausaha agung PAS Datuk Mustafa Ali (foto) berkata, Pakatan juga akan membincangkan sekiranya akan mengadakan sambutan Hari Kemerdekaan dengan tema alternatif tersebut, sekiranya kerajaan pusat enggan menukar tema kontroversi "Janji Ditepati".

"Kita akan bincang (dengan) negeri terlibat dan harap kerajaan (persekutuan) akan guna slogan ini," katanya lagi dalam sidang media tersebut. - Sumber - Malaysiakini :MalaysianDigest

Mekanik dituduh kurung, cabul remaja

KUALA LUMPUR: Seorang mekanik dihadapkan ke Mahkamah Majistret, di sini, semalam atas tuduhan mengurung dan mencabul seorang remaja perempuan berusia 15 tahun, bulan lalu.
Bagaimanapun, tertuduh, Chan Hwa Chez, 40, yang memakai baju kemeja kelabu mengaku tidak bersalah di hadapan Majistret Suzarika Sahak.

Mengikut tuduhan pertama, dia didakwa melakukan kekerasan jenayah dengan maksud mencabul kehormatan remaja itu dalam sebuah bilik di Dang Wangi, di sini, pada jam 10 pagi 7 Julai lalu.

Dia didakwa mengikut Seksyen 354 Kanun Keseksaan yang membawa hukuman penjara maksimum 10 tahun atau denda atau sebat jika sabit kesalahan.

Bagi tuduhan kedua, dia didakwa menghalang dengan salah mangsa sama iaitu menahannya keluar dari had terlindung di tempat, masa dan hari sama.

Tuduhan dibuat mengikut Seksyen 342 Kanun Keseksaan yang memperuntukkan hukuman penjara maksimum setahun dan denda sehingga RM2,000 atau kedua-duanya jika sabit kesalahan.

Suzarika yang menetapkan 3 September depan untuk sebutan semula kes itu turut membenarkan jaminan RM8,000 dengan seorang penjamin.

Sementara itu, di mahkamah berasingan, Chan turut menghadapi dua lagi tuduhan di bawah Akta Dadah Berbahaya 1952 iaitu mengedar dadah syabu seberat 64.14 gram dan memiliki 20 biji pil dadah disyaki ecstasy dengan berat 2.5 gram.

Tiada pengakuan direkodkan bagi tuduhan yang dilakukan di sebuah rumah beralamat Blok C-17-2, Putra Majestic Condominium, Jalan Kasipillay, Off Jalan Ipoh, di sini, pada jam 8 malam 12 Julai lalu.

Bagi tuduhan pertama iaitu mengedar syabu, dia didakwa mengikut Seksyen 39B(1)(A) Akta Dadah Berbahaya 1952 dan boleh dihukum di bawah Seksyen 39B(2) akta sama yang memperuntukkan hukuman mati mandatori jika sabit kesalahan.

Chan yang turut didakwa memiliki ecstasy mengikut Seksyen 12(2) Akta Dadah berbahaya 1952 dan boleh dihukum di bawah Seksyen 12(3) akta sama itu boleh dikenakan denda sehingga RM100,000 atau penjara maksimum lima tahun atau kedua-duanya jika sabit kesalahan.

Majistret Erry Shahriman Nor Aripin menetapkan 3 Oktober depan untuk sebutan semula kes.

Pendakwaan dijalankan Timbalan Pendakwa Raya, S Malini Anne manakala tertuduh tidak diwakili peguam. - Sumber: myMetro

London 2012 Olympics: badminton eight from China, Indonesia and South Korea expelled

The Badminton World Federation took drastic action on Wednesday by throwing eight players out of the Games for match fixing in an attempt to protect the sport’s integrity and preserve its Olympic future.

Four pairs in the women’s doubles were disqualified from the Olympics for underperforming in the final group stages on Tuesday night as they deliberately tried to lose by spraying shots wide or into the net to secure an easier quarter-final draw. The players, the Chinese world champions Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang, Greysia Poli and Meiliana Jauhari of Indonesia and two South Korean pairs, Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na, and Ha Jung-eun and Kim Min Jung, were jeered by the crowd.
The organising committee for the Games will not be offering refunds to spectators who attended on Tuesday evening, despite Lord Coe describing the incident as “depressing” and asking: “Who wants to sit through something like that?”

Officials from the sport’s governing body conducted a frantic round of meetings as they hastily arranged a disciplinary panel. An official announcement of its findings was only made public as spectators took their seats for last night’s women’s doubles quarter-finals. Pairs from Canada, South Africa, Russia and Australia, who had thought their Olympics were over, had to hastily prepare for a return to court in front of a sell-out crowd.

“We found out we were playing at 3 o’clock,” said Michelle Edwards, of South Africa. “Everything was so last minute. We packed our bags, rush, rush, rush and here we are. The mental preparation was almost zero.”

South Africa lost 2-0 to Russia but Australia took Canada to three sets before losing. The episode was deeply embarrassing for the badminton authorities who would have been aware that Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee, recently described match fixing as the biggest threat to the Games. With all athletes and coaches swearing to uphold the Olympic oath at the opening ceremony, this damaged the integrity of the Games.

The stakes were high for the badminton authorities with the prospect of two sports being removed from the Olympics before Rio 2016.

“We are very sorry this has happened,” said Thomas Lund, the chief operating officer of the badminton federation. “The most important thing is we dealt with the issue and did it in the best interests of the other players in this tournament.”

But while the administrators were lauding their disciplinary process the players were firmly pointing the finger at the sport’s authorities. The Daily Telegraph reported earlier this year they had been warned of manipulation when they changed the early stage of the Olympic competition to a round robin stage.

China has been accused of manipulating matches before but only ties involving two sets of their own players. This was more serious because it took place against a Korean pair.
“I have had volunteers really upset — they were crying because they couldn’t believe this was going on the Olympic Games,” said Gail Emms, the former British player who won silver in Athens.

“They have been working so hard to make this competition perfect and they have just seen four women’s doubles pairs not live up to what they believe in. There have been a lot of strong words.”
There was sympathy but also condemnation for the Chinese pair from their own countrymen. Lin Dan, the defending men’s singles Olympic champion, admitted Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang had discredited the sport.

“I think this is not in the Olympic spirit,” he said.

“To avoid this situation is very simple: just straight knock out.”

The scandal began when the Chinese top seeds Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang started to show little interest in beating the Koreans to finish top of Group A. By finishing second they would avoid compatriots and second seeds Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei at least until the final.

“What happened was just truly disgraceful,” said Emms. “This is the Olympic Games — it is not very much in the Olympic spirit.”

Sources - The Telegraph

Rabu, 1 Ogos 2012

Anak belasah ibu kerana kunci rumah

KUALA LUMPUR: Seorang lelaki layak digelar anak derhaka apabila membelasah ibunya berusia 73 tahun gara-gara tidak menjumpai kunci rumah yang diletakkan di atas meja, kelmarin. Tidak cukup dengan itu, anak mangsa mengugut membakar rumah jika mendapati tiada sesiapa di rumah ketika dia pulang pada lewat malam.

Dalam kejadian jam 4.30 petang itu, mangsa berada di rumahnya di Sentul bersama anak lelakinya itu yang berusia 38 tahun sebelum anaknya meminta izin untuk keluar berjumpa kawan. Mangsa yang tidak mahu dikenali itu berkata, anaknya yang berniat untuk pulang lewat malam mula mencari kunci rumah, tetapi tidak menjumpainya dalam bilik tidur.

“Anak saya kemudian mencari kunci di ruang tamu namun gagal menyebabkan dia naik angin sebelum menolak barang di atas meja.

“Lebih mengejutkan, dia membaling kerusi ke arah saya yang terkena pada kepala sebelum membaling barangan lain berdekatan saya,” katanya, semalam.

Menurutnya, sebelum keluar rumah, anaknya memberi amaran kepada mangsa supaya tidak keluar rumah sehingga dia balik dan jika tidak, dia akan mengamuk.

Katanya, anaknya turut mengugut memukul mangsa atau membakar rumah jika tiada sesiapa membuka pintu ketika dia balik.

Susulan itu, mangsa membuat laporan di Balai Polis Sentul. - Sumber: myMetro

Hafiz AF Disaman RM200, 000

Juara Akademi Fantasia (AF7), Hafiz, disaman bekas pengurus pentas sebuah rancangan hiburan di Astro atas dakwaan menyebabkan kecederaan kepadanya.
Nur Haniza Mohd Azhar, 25, selaku plaintif menamakan Hafiz atau nama sebenarnya Mohd Hafiz Mohd Suip, 22 sebagai defendan bagi menuntut ganti rugi lebih RM200,000.

Beliau memfailkan saman itu di pejabat pendaftar Mahkamah Sesyen di sini,menerusi Tetuan Boestamam Ahmad & Co.

Di dalam  laporan Bernama, Nur Haniza mendakwa beliau didatangi penyanyi yang popular dengan laguAwan Nano itu yang menepuk bahunya dari belakang dan menyatakan hasrat untuk berjumpa dengannya secara paksa. Ketika itu Nur Haniza sedang menjalankan tugas sebagai pengurus pentas untuk rancangan “Salih Yaacob Show” di Studio Filem Negara pada 3.15 petang, 17 Mei tahun lepas.

Nur Haniza mendakwa beliau menolak pelawaan itu dengan baik kerana sedang sibuk melakukan tugasannya tetapi beliau tetap didesak Mohd Hafiz untuk berbincang mengenai suatu perkara.

Nur Haniza, yang kini bekerja sebagai penasihat jualan di syarikat permotoran, mendakwa ketika beliau menuruni tangga studio untuk meneruskan tugasnya, Mohd Hafiz bertindak agresif dengan menolaknya sehingga terjatuh ke bawah dan tersungkur di hadapan rakan sekerjanya.

Beliau mendakwa tindakan Mohd Hafiz itu menyebabkannya mengalami kecederaanpada bahagian kaki dan beliau juga mendakwa penyanyi itu tidak membantunya.
Nur Haniza mendakwa beliau telah menyerahkan notis tuntutan bertarikh 25 Jun lepas supaya Mohd Hafiz memohon maaf dan membayar ganti rugi tetapi Mohd Hafiz menafikan ada mencederakannya.

Nur Haniza mendakwa akibat kejadian itu, beliau kini masih merasa sakit pada bahagian kaki kanannya akibat kecederaan yang dialami dan hilang mata pencarian kerana disenaraihitamkan daripada bekerja untuk rancangan terbitan Astro serta terpaksa menanggung malu selepas kejadian itu yang turut disiarkan media.

Oleh itu, Nur Haniza menuntut ganti rugi am, ganti rugi khas, ganti rugi teruk, ganti rugi kehilangan aminiti, kos dan relif lain yang difikirkan sesuai oleh mahkamah. - Sumber :MalaysianDigest