Local in hot water for alleged auto theft

Fadley Faisal

A 40-year-old local man is contending charges drafted against him on auto theft, switching the vehicle number plates and causing mischief by damaging the vehicle.

Magistrate Dewi Norlelawati binti Haji Abdul Hamid adjourned the case to March 7 for trial dates to be fixed.

DPP Ahmad Firdaus Mohammad’s charges against Hairul Halimin bin Haji Mohd Yussof alleges him of having stolen a vehicle from the compound of a company’s premises in Kampong Mulaut on February 11.

The charges further allege that the defendant had switched its number plates to conceal the vehicle from identification as well as causing damage to it.