Ex-Sandakan District Chief among charged
Published on: Saturday, June 08, 2019
By: Umairah Ahmad

Kota Kinabalu: A former Sandakan District Chief was charged with another man in the Magistrate’s Court, Friday, for allegedly assaulting a married couple.

The video of it went viral on social media, recently.

Asainar @ Hassnar M.P Ebrahim, 67, and Fakarudin Ampong, 37, both businessmen pleaded not guilty before Magistrate Stephanie Sherron Abbie to rioting along with three individuals still at large.

They allegedly committed the offence at 1am on June 2, at the back of Yussof Curry House Restaurant in Api-Api Centre, here.

DPP Megat Mahathir Megat Tharih Afendi applied bail to be set at RM6,000 with two sureties each and for them to report to police once in two weeks.

Counsel Haji Ansari Abdullah, representing both Asainar and Fakarudin, however objected to the bail amount suggested by the prosecution as both were released on police bail on June 4.

The court set June 24 for case management and released the accused each on bail of RM3,000 with one local surety.

Stephanie also ordered both to report to the police station once in a two weeks and warned the accused not to tamper with the prosecution’s witnesses until the disposal of the case.

Asainar and Fakarudin were charged under Section 147 of the Penal Code which provides for a jail term of up to two years or fine or both, upon conviction.

In the same court, a local was sentenced to Compulsory Attendance Order (CAO) for three months or eight months jailed by the court for taking drugs.

Mohd Hafiz Kiflee pleaded guilty before Stephanie.

The court also ordered Hafiz to be placed under police supervision for two years and his bail to be refunded.

Hafiz was charged under Section 15 (1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 which carries a fine of RM5,000 or jail term not exceeding two years, upon conviction.

The order required one to attend a specified centre daily and undertake compulsory work for a period not exceeding three months and not more than three hours every day under the supervision of Compulsory Attendance Centre officers.

Inspector Suzie @ Stephanie Kupit, prosecuted.


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