Ivana Smit. Photo: Instagram

Naked Dutch model’s Kuala Lumpur death plunge was murder, say Malaysia police

  • Ivana Smit tumbled from the 20th floor of a Kuala Lumpur condominium in December 2017, allegedly after partaking in drug-fuelled group sex
  • Police at first dismissed suggestions of foul play, but her family lodged a legal challenge and an earlier coroner’s decision was last week overturned
Topic |   Malaysia

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Ivana Smit. Photo: Instagram
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Australian Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto leaving the federal court in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Photo: EPA

Malaysia frees Australian grandmother duped into drug trafficking via internet romance scam

  • Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto was convicted of having 1.5kg of crystal methamphetamine in her bag when she was arrested in December 2014
  • Defence lawyer hoped case will fuel campaign for an end to mandatory death sentences for trafficking more than 50 grams of banned drug
Topic |   Drugs

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Australian Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto leaving the federal court in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Photo: EPA
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