| Fadley Faisal |
A 37-YEAR-OLD local man yesterday pleaded not guilty to charges of theft and mischief and trial dates will be fixed on January 13, 2015.
Chief Magistrate Muhammed Faisal PD Kefli ordered for a trial seeing that Awangku Haji Sanny bin Pengiran Haji Chuchu denied allegations of theft of electric cables and causing damage to them.
DPP Dk Nurul Pg Rosli’s application for the plea taking was granted as police had completed investigations.
The prosecution indicated having seven to eight witnesses. The defendant intended to call one of the prosecution’s witnesses, which will not be the case, but the defendant will have the opportunity to cross-examine the witness.
The defendant’s bail of $2,000 or in one local surety was extended.