Two unemployed locals charged with theft

|     James Kon     |

TWO unemployed locals were produced before the Magistrate’s Court for their alleged involvement in the theft of a gas cylinder from Naili’s Restaurant in the Madang Complex yesterday.

Mohammad Zulazlaine bin Zoelaliffin, 28, and Abu Bakar bin Durahman @ Jaini, 44, were arrested on July 2 by Special Duties officers from the Berakas Police Station.

They are charged of theft under Section 379 of the Criminal Procedure Code, Chapter 22, which carries the penalty of not more than three years’ imprisonment or a fine.

Both suspects have been remanded until the next mention tomorrow.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Aeny Zullizam prosecuted the case, which was presided over by Magistrate Hajah Azrimah binti Haji Abdul Rahman.