Case adjourned after trio denies theft

|     Fadley Faisal     |

A CASE involving three local men, who denied charges relating to theft of electrical components, was adjourned to October 23, 2018, when trial dates will be set.

Muhammad Alimin bin Malek Sahrin, 32, faces multiple charges of impersonating a public servant from the Department of Electrical Services as well as theft of electrical components from houses, housing power stations and a branch of the Department of Electrical Services.

He is also alleged to have trespassed into government compound and multiple allegations of committing mischief by causing damage to the electrical components.

Muhammad Ali Hanafi bin Malek Shahrin, 24, is alleged to have been an accomplice to Muhammad Alimin on one count of theft, two counts of committing mischief and two counts of assisting in disposing stolen property.

Mohammad Amzar bin Mohd Azhar, 25, is alleged to have received stolen property.

Magistrate Hajah Noor Amalina binti Dato Paduka Haji Alaihuddin denied bail to Muhammad Alimin, while Muhammad Ali Hanafi and Mohammad Amzar were released on bail, pending trial. DPP Nur Eleana binti Dato Paduka Haji Hairol Arni represented the Public Prosecutor in the case.