Steel theft case adjourned for tomorrow

|     Fadley Faisal     |

THE Magistrate’s Court adjourned a theft case to tomorrow, to make way for further police investigations.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Hajah Siti Mu’izzah binti Haji Sabli charged permanent resident Yong Soon Chay, 28, of stealing 15 steel drain gratings, a steel water pump cover and a steel water heater cover from a house in Jalan Maulana, Kuala Belait, sometime between 9am and 10am on January 23.

Magistrate Hajah Ervy Sufitriana binti Haji Abdul Rahman did not record any plea from Yong, but he faces a penalty of up to three years’ imprisonment or a fine, or both.