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Man jailed for hiding stolen motorbike
Published on: Thursday, April 04, 2024
By: Jo Ann Mool
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Man jailed for hiding stolen motorbike
The offence under Section 414 of the Penal Code carries a jail term of up to seven years or fine or both, on conviction.
Kota Kinabalu: A 21-year-old man was jailed 10 months by the Magistrate’s Court, here, Wednesday for hiding a stolen motorcycle.

Mohd Shafiq Abdullah pleaded guilty before Magistrate Stephanie Sherron Abbie to assisting in concealing a Yamaha Lagenda motorcycle belonging to Darwis Dahrin at Kg Sendil, Jalan Putatan, Penampang, at 1pm, on Dec 28, 2023.

Shafiq committed the offence along with two accomplices.

Inspector Suzie S.K. informed the court that the machine was reported missing on Dec 18 in Putatan.

The offence under Section 414 of the Penal Code carries a jail term of up to seven years or fine or both, on conviction.

Meanwhile, the case of a foreign man charged with drug trafficking has been transferred to the High Court.

Magistrate Stephanie made the order on the case of Mal Jul following an application by the prosecution for his case to be transferred to the High Court.

Mal allegedly trafficked 154.9gm of syabu on Nov 7, 2023, at 2.30pm by the roadside of Kg Muhibah, Manggatal here.

The charge under Section 39B(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act (DDA) 1952 carries a punishment of either the death penalty or life in prison and whipping with a minimum of 15 strokes.

Mal was ordered to be further remanded as the charge against him has no provision for bail.

In another case, a 30-year-old man, who fraudulently had RM5,210 deposited into his bank account was fined RM100 or a day’s jail.

Mohd Fikri Yunus pleaded guilty to having the money belonging to Chan Jun Zeh which he (Fikri) failed to explain satisfactorily how he obtained it on Sept 12, 2023.

The offence under Section 22A (1) of the Minor Offences Ordinance, provides a fine of up to RM100 or up to three months jail or both, on conviction.

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