Assault trial fixed to run next year

Fadley Faisal

The Magistrate’s Court has fixed trial for February 3-5, 2020, in a case of alleged assault, mischief and possession of an offensive weapon.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Syazwani binti Jumat’s charges against Ruslan bin Kumit, 47, allege him of having assaulted two men by gesturing towards them with a machete at Jalan Kuala Lurah at 1am, on July 21.

The defendant is also said to have damaged the two victims’ vehicles.

The charges also state that the defendant had an offensive weapon in his possession in a public place, without any lawful authority or solely for a lawful purpose.

Chief Magistrate Pengiran Masni binti Pengiran Haji Bahar presided over the mention of the case yesterday.