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Man denies pushing police personnel

Fadley Faisal

Prosecutors arraigned a 27-year-old local man in the Magistrate’s Court on Saturday to face a charge of using criminal force on a police officer.

Mohammad Amiruddin bin Mohd Jafar denied the allegation against him of pushing a policeman on duty on December 9, 2020 in the vicinity of Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Police Post and Maya Puri building in the capital.

Senior Magistrate Hajah Azrimah binti Haji Abdul Rahman adjourned the case to April 9 for trial dates to be fixed.

The defendant was released on bail pending trial.

Prosecutor Sabrina binti Haji Mahmud’s charge against the defendant carry a penalty of a maximum five years’ jail and a fine.