Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Foreign nationals among six jailed for possession of fake identity cards
High Court deputy registrar Amir Shah Amir Hassan, who presided the case, meted out the sentence on Brahim Awang Anak (he),51, and Ateng Jalil, 30, after they pleaded guilty to the charge.
Brahim was charged with possesion of 26 fake identity cards, while Ateng with a fake identity card.
They were charged with committing the offence at a hotel here at 10.30pm last Dec 21.
Also sentenced for committing a similar offence were four Indonesians -Asna Satuan (she), 22, Asman Satuan (he), 22, Takin Satuang (he), 26 and Junia Gasang (she), 50.
Amir Shah sentenced them to 24 months' jail and RM10,000 fine, in default six months' jail, each after they pleaded guilty to the charge.
The four family members were charged with possession of fake identity cards at a house in Kampung Sri Menanti, Jalan Tanjung Batu Darat, at about 11.50pm last Dec 21.
According to the facts of the case, all the six accused were detained during raids conducted by the National Registration Department (NRD) and the police on that day.
They were ordered to serve the jail sentence from the date of their arrest and the foreigners to be handed over to the Immigration Department after serving their time.
The prosecution was conducted by NRD prosecuting officer Mohd Fazdhly Abdul Razak. — Bernama
Posted by wikisabah at 3:00:00 PM