Duo to learn fate tomorrow for theft

Hakim Hayat

A duo will learn their fate in the Magistrate’s Court tomorrow after they pleaded guilty to charges of theft on Thursday.

DPP Hajah Siti Mu’izzah binti Haji Sabli revealed in court how Muhammad Wardi bin Walid, 19, and Mohd Syariful Asraf bin Mohd Neon, 23, committed the offences.

First on January 28, 2020 at 10pm, Muhammad Wardi went up to a staff house at Wisma Yakin, Pandan 5, Kuala Belait and stole a fixie bicycle from outside the staff house and left.

He managed to sell the bicycle for BND40 to a friend in Mumong.

Later at 6am on January 29, 2020 both defendants went to another staff house in the same location and stole the front tyre to a bicycle outside the staff house.

Both the bicycle and bicycle tyre owners realised their belongings were missing and with the help of the building manager found about the thefts from CCTV camera.

CCTV footages revealed both incidents and aided police investigations leading to the defendants’ arrest.

Magistrate Mohammad Marzuqi bin Sabtu presided over the case.