No plea taken in scrap metal theft case

Fadley Faisal

Two local men were produced in the Magistrate’s Court to face a charge of theft yesterday.

No plea was taken from Chong Jih Chau, 38, and Kong Kok Ming, 35, who were charged by Deputy Public Prosecutor Hajah ‘Adzimah Mukarramah binti Haji Salleh of stealing seven pieces of scrap metal from the vicinity of the Q-Techline Sdn Bhd Sawmill at 1.32 pm on August 16, in Kampong Sungai Duhon, Kuala Belait.

Magistrate Dewi Norlelawati binti Haji Abdul Hamid ordered the defendants to be remanded, to assist in further police investigations.