‘Career criminal’ receives seven years, two strokes of cane

A ‘career criminal’ yesterday was sentenced by the Intermediate Court to seven years’ imprisonment and two strokes of the cane, for yet another set of theft-related offences. Norfazil bin Tamit pleaded guilty to trespassing into an office and two housebreaking offences.

Judge Muhammed Faisal bin Pehin Datu Juragan Laila Diraja Colonel (Rtd) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Kefli concluded his total sentence after considering these offences committed by the defendant, along with 11 previous criminal records for offences against property, within a span of 20 years since 2000.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin