High Court gives time for plea in gold heist case

Fadley Faisal

The High Court gave three men and a woman involved in a recent gold heist time to further consider their pleas, following a hearing yesterday.

Chief Justice Dato Seri Paduka Steven Chong adjourned the case to January 30.

Locals Rosizan bin Haji Jumat, 38, Mohammad Noh bin Mohd Edham, 36, and Mohammad Amirul Alif bin Ali, 33, are alleged to have committed armed gang robbery at a goldsmith in Kampong Tanjong Bunut at 7pm on December 12, 2020.

The allegation states that the trio were armed with a machete and a hammer while intimidating the shop assistant and making away with nine gold necklaces.

The trio also face a charge of housebreaking into the government barracks on Jalan Bukit Bendera, Tutong District for theft on December 11, 2020.

Meanwhile, Norziana binti Nordin, 37, is alleged to have kept two gold necklaces from the armed gang robbery in a house in Kampong Bukit Sibut, Tutong District on December 12, 2020.

The penalties carried by the charges are jail terms, whippings and a fine.

DPP Raihan Nabilah binti Haji Ahmad Ghazali prosecuted.