Local charged with causing public nuisance

|     Fadley Faisal     |

PROSECUTORS yesterday charged a local man with causing public nuisance, by annoying another man and several others at the Gadong night market.

Adi Farid Riswandi bin Idris, 31, whose actions were captured on a video that went viral on social media, was accused of harassing and assaulting the victim at 8pm on July 7.

The defendant also faces a charge of committing mischief the same night by kicking the boot of his victim’s vehicle and causing damage to it.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Hajah Siti Mu’izzah binti Haji Sabli made an application before Magistrate Kamaliah Fadhilah binti Haji Ibrahim, who ordered investigations into the case to be completed and adjourned it to July 23 for further mention.