Four remanded to facilitate probe

Four locals were ordered to be remanded by the Magistrate’s Court to facilitate investigations after they were pressed with a charge of theft and dishonestly receiving stolen property.

Magistrate Dewi Norlelawati binti Haji Abdul Hamid heard from Deputy Public Prosecutor Sabrina binti Haji Mahmud that Atikah binti Md Junaidi, 29, Siti Isah binti Haji Mohd Yussof, 42 and Haji Md Yusrahni bin Shaarani, 37, were alleged to have committed theft of a handbag containing personal belongings and cash money in the vicinity of Yayasan Boat Jetty on February 18. Mohamamd Junaidi bin Mokshin is alleged to have dishonestly received money, believing it to be stolen property.

The case was adjourned to February 25 to make way for further police investigations.

The charge penalty carries imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, a fine, or both.