Three plead guilty in goldsmith robbery case

Fadley Faisal

The High Court further heard the armed robbery case at a goldsmith in Tanjung Bunut involving three men and a woman yesterday.

Chief Justice Dato Seri Paduka Steven Chong recorded guilty pleas from Rosizan bin Haji Jumat, 38, and Mohammad Amirul Alif bin Ali, 33, for armed gang robbery at the goldsmith at 7pm on December 12, 2020.

The duo were armed with a hammer and a machete while intimidating a shop assistant and making away with nine gold necklaces.

The duo also broke into government barracks in Jalan Bukit Bendera, Tutong for theft on December 11, 2020.

Norziana binti Nordin, 37, also pleaded guilty to keeping two gold necklaces from the armed gang robbery in a house in Kampong Bukit Sibut, Tutong on December 12, 2020.

The Chief Justice adjourned the case to February 10 for the prosecution to recommend sentencing.

Mohammad Noh bin Mohd Edham, 36, denied any involvement in the armed gang robbery and housebreaking charges. The Intermediate Court will be hearing his trial.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Raihan Nabilah binti Haji Ahmad Ghazali prosecuted the case.