| Fadley Faisal |
THE Bandar Magistrate’s Court yesterday sentenced a 34-year-old local man to jail for one year and 10 months after he pleaded guilty to three counts of theft.
Zemseayakub bin Matassim stole a Nissan Sunny car at the vicinity of Kg Delima Satu some time in August, a Toyota Corolla from the parking lot of Pg Hj Daud building, Menglait, on August 24 and seven pieces of $10 Easi cards and $12 cash from Anchor Point Restaurant in Jalan Perusahaan Serasa at about 8pm on August 31.
The defendant drove away with the Nissan Sunny when he found the car keys in its compartment.
He changed the licence plate and painted it, and then hid the car at his friend’s house in Kg Meragang.
The Toyota Corolla was also stolen by the defendant when he found the keys in its compartment, and he also changed the car’s licence plate.
At the restaurant, the defendant gained entry through the kitchen door as it was left unlocked, and stole the money and Easi cards.