Car theft suspect’s detention extended due to ongoing investigations

Fadley Faisal

The Magistrate’s Court on Saturday granted the prosecution’s application for further remand of a 38-year-old local man charged with auto theft while investigations are ongoing.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Ahmad Firdaus Mohammad levelled a charge against Rizal Rizuan bin Zaini for stealing a car from the basement car park of a supermarket at Jalan Tengah, Sungai Liang some time between 8.30am and 9.30am on November 4.

A three years’ jail term with fine penalty is specified for the offence under Section 379, Chapter 22 of the Penal Code.

Magistrate Dewi Norlelawati binti Haji Abdul Hamid did not record the defendant’s plea and adjourned the case to November 9.