Local thrown in slammer for auto theft

|     Fadley Faisal     |

A LOCAL man was sentenced to 20 months’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court yesterday after pleading guilty to committing theft with two other men.

Khairulsazwan bin Kadir, 23, stole two cars from two residences in RPN Kampong Lambak Kanan on September 14 and October 4 last year.

He also attempted to steal a car CD player from a car parked at a house in Kampong Perpindahan Lambak Kanan at 3.30am on October 22, 2018.

The defendant also trespassed into a house at Kampong Perpindahan Lambak Kanan at 4am on October 23, 2018.

He also insulted the modesty of a 35-year-old woman living at a house in Kampong Perpindahan Lambak Kanan at 5am on October 19, 2018.

Khairulsazwan was also found to have stolen two laptops from a house at Kampong Perpindahan Lambak Kanan at 3am on October 4, 2018.

Magistrate Dewi Norlelawati binti Haji Abdul Hamid also ordered Khairulsazwan to settle a BND1,000 fine or serve an additional month’s jail in default of payment.

The second defendant Mohamad Izran had been sentenced earlier to 18 months in jail for similar offences.

The third defendant, Mohammad Azruliman, denied similar charges and is currently undergoing trial.

DPP Hajah ‘Adzimah Mukarramah binti Haji Salleh prosecuted the case.