Outrage of modesty case adjourned to July 23

Fadley Faisal

A 52-year-old local man was indicted in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday with outraging the modesty of a teenage boy.

No plea was taken from Haji Jamaluddin bin Haji Md Yassin on a charge of outraging the modesty of the victim by fondling him in a vehicle sometime in January 2020.

DPP Nor Hafizah binti Ahmad informed Magistrate Dewi Norlelawati binti Haji Abdul Hamid that investigations are still underway. The court adjourned the case for further mention on July 23, 2020.

The charge against the defendant carries a penalty of imprisonment from three to 10 years’ jail with whipping.