| Fadley Faisal |
THREE Bruneians were sentenced to fines and jail after they pleaded guilty before the Magistrate’s court to theft of gas cylinders. Mohammad Alimin bin Hj Abd Rahman, 33, received $800 fine or three months’ jail in default. Mohd Safihi bin Hj Sidek, 36, received three months’ jail, while Nur Zahidah binti Abu Bakar, 26, who is Mohd Safihi’s second wife, was fined $1,500 or six months’ jail in default.
Senior Magistrate Muhammed Faisal PD Kefli heard that the defendants stole a gas cylinder from Silmiya Minimart in Kg Katimahar at about 2.40pm on August 27, 2014. They then stole two gas cylinders from a house at Kg Mulaut sometime in August this year at about 12.30am. They took away two gas cylinders from a house on Ban 5, Kg Mulaut at about 1am, also in August. DPP Dk Hazirah Pg Mohd Yusof appeared for the Public Prosecutor.