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Soldier, 24, charged with attacking his colleague
Published on: Saturday, May 18, 2024
By: Jo Ann Mool
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Soldier, 24, charged with attacking his colleague
The offence under Section 325 of the Penal Code carries a jail term of up to seven years and liability of a fine, on conviction.
Kota Kinabalu: A soldier was charged in the Magistrate’s Court, here, Friday for attacking his colleague.

Muhammad Shahrul Izuan Saimon, 24, who appeared before Magistrate Stephanie Sherron Abbie, pleaded not guilty to causing grievous hurt to Muhammad Danish

Mohd Najib, 20, on Jan 25, this year at 12am, in the store of Rinser office, Army Camp, Lok Kawi.

The offence under Section 325 of the Penal Code carries a jail term of up to seven years and liability of a fine, on conviction.

The prosecution in applying for a case management date proposed bail at RM6,000.

Counsel Lindsay Michael, representing Shahrul, applied for a lower bail amount on the grounds, among others, that he was not a flight risk as he will be back in the camp. 

The court set June 20 for case management and released Shahrul on a bail of RM2,000 in one surety.

Meanwhile, an e-hailing car driver pleaded guilty to assaulting his wife.

Andy Hafiz Azizi, 36, admitted to voluntarily causing hurt to his 37-year-old wife on April 14, at 3am, in a house at Kg Sodomon, Penampang.

The charge is framed under Section 323 of the Penal Code read together with Section 326A of the same Code.

Section 323 carries a jail term of up to one year or a fine of up to RM2,000 or both on conviction while Section 326A states that whoever causes hurt to his spouse or former spouse, a child, a disabled adult, or other family members and commits an offence under Section 323, 324, 325, 326, 334 or 335 shall be punished with imprisonment for a term of twice as long as the maximum term for which he would be liable to on conviction for that offence.

The complainant, who was present in court, informed the court that she wishes to retract her police report against the accused and that she had filed a new report to withdraw her previous report against him.

Stephanie, fixed June 18 for instruction from the Deputy Public Prosecutor’s offence.

Andy was offered bail at RM2,000 in two sureties pending the date.

He was not represented. Inspector Suzie S.K prosecuted.

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