| Siti Hajar |
A LOCAL man was jailed for six months at the Magistrate’s Court in the capital after admitting to stealing in Kampung Ayer last week.
Mohamad Alizul Ahmad, 31, pleaded guilty to theft.
The defendant had entered a home in Kampong Setia ‘A’ through an opening between the roof and a wall.
He then headed to the living room where he stole a flat screen TV and a gas cylinder, which he sold for $70.
Early the next morning, the victim realised the items missing and lodged a police report, leading to the arrest.
Upon investigations, the defendant admitted to the crime and the items were recovered.
The defendant had no previous convictions.
He could have been imprisoned up to seven years and fined under Section 380 of the Penal Code.