In the Courts (2024): High Court appeal dismissed, ‘aggression’ convict ordered jailed immediately (21.02.2024)
 Posted on : Feb 22, 2024, 11:39AM   11 total views  Category : Local News

The High Court on Monday ordered for Hamzah bin Pehin Orang Kaya Kesuma Dato Paduka Haji Ali to immediately serve his three-year jail sentence after shooting down the appeal.


Hamzah was found guilty by Magistrate Hajah Ervy Sufitriana binti Haji Abdul Rahman and handed the sentence.


Prosecutor Ahmad Firdaus Mohammad’s case against Hamzah which the court found to have proven beyond reasonable doubt were for causing affray in disturbance to public peace; possessing a katana in a public place with intent to use it offensively; and exhibiting threatening behaviour by hitting a person with a metal rod and brandishing a katana in breach of public peace.

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-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin