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Pregnant woman charged with robbing gold shop

MELAKA (BERNAMA) – A woman, who is seven-month pregnant, was charged in the Ayer Keroh Magistrate’s Court yesterday with attempting to commit robbery in a gold shop at a supermarket in Malaysia.

Norraniza Muhamad Puslam, 35, who was in tears, pleaded not guilty to the charge before Magistrate Sharda Shienha Mohd Suleiman.

She was charged with attempting to rob Nur Rabeatul Addawiyah Rasul, 16, at Kedai Emas Daz Jewellery, Mydin Ayer Keroh, at 4.45pm on December 20.

The charge, under Section 393 of the Penal Code, provides imprisonment for up to seven years and fine, if found guilty.

The woman, who has two children, was allowed bail of MYR4,000 with two sureties.

The court set February 10 for mention for submission of documents. Deputy public prosecutor Fikri Hakim Zamri prosecuted, while Norraniza was represented by lawyer Illya Shahar.

Norraniza Muhamad Puslam at Ayer Keroh Magistrate’s Court. PHOTO: BERNAMA