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Assaulting 72-year-old dad: Man is charged
Published on: Friday, September 23, 2022
By: Jo Ann Mool
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Nicholos was also accused of taking drugs as framed under Section 15(1) of the Dangerous Drug Act which provides for a fine of up to RM5,000 or up to two years jail on conviction.
Kota Kinabalu: A 37-year-old unemployed man was charged at the Magistrate’s Court here, Monday, with assaulting his 72-year-old father.

Nicholos Joseph Green allegedly causing hurt to one Joseph Green at 9.45pm on Nov 22 in a house at Kg Imbahan, Ketiau, Putatan.

No plea was recorded from Nicholos, who appeared before Assistant Court Registrar Flora Michael Echun.

The charge, under Section 323 of the Penal Code, carries a jail term of up to a year or fine of up to RM2,000, or both, on conviction.

Nicholos was also accused of taking drugs as framed under Section 15(1) of the Dangerous Drug Act which provides for a fine of up to RM5,000 or up to two years jail on conviction.

No plea was taken from him pending the chemist’s report.

Inspector Navind Kumar Vijayan proposed bail at RM3,000 in two sureties on each charge.

Nicholos, who was not represented, requested for a lower bail amount saying that he needed money for his children’s school expenses next year.

The court set Jan 26 for mention of Nicholos’ cases and released him on a bail of RM1,000 in two sureties each.

In another case, a 23-year-old jobless was charged with cheating a man over fuel.

Choo Yu Ping was accused of cheating Kevin Lee Kah Soon by inducing him to hand five drums and 30 pails of diesel oil between May 11 and May 15 this year at Syarikat SM Mechanical (M) Sdn Bhd in Likas. No plea was taken from Choo after the charge was read out to him.

He was charged under Section 420 of the Penal Code which carries a jail term of between one year and 10 years, with whipping and liability of a fine on conviction.

The court fixed Feb 14 for his plea be taken before a Magistrate and was released on a bail of RM1,000 in two sureties.

Meanwhile, Choo was also charged with taking drugs but no plea was recorded while waiting for the chemist report.

He was offered bail at RM1,000 in two sureties pending e-review on Feb 10.

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