Duo get hefty fines for falsely reporting MyKad theft

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JOHOR BARU: Two males got totally different sentences on the Magistrate’s Court right here after pleading responsible to the identical offence of constructing a false police report.

Company supervisor Chin Chen Yee, 44, was sentenced to an RM800 superb with a further one month’s imprisonment upon failure to pay the superb after making the plea in entrance of Magistrate Nurmadiana Mamat.

Meanwhile, the unemployed R. Kumaraguru, 31, was sentenced to 5 days’ imprisonment and a superb of RM1,000 with a further three months’ imprisonment upon failure to pay the superb in entrance of Magistrate Mohd Zulhilmi Ibrahim.

According to the cost sheet, Chin claimed that he had been a sufferer of a snatch theft together with his identification card, driving license, ATM card, and RM500 being stolen.

The incident allegedly occurred at 10.45pm on Sunday (July 3) at Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/2, Taman Sutera Utama, Skudai.

As for Kumaraguru, he claimed that his pockets, which contained his identification card, ATM card and RM180 money, was snatched from him on Monday (July 4), at 7.30am at Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Skudai.

The act is an offence below Section 182 of the Penal Code for maliciously lodging a report with the intention of getting one other individual into hassle with the regulation, which carries a jail time period not exceeding six months or a superb of as much as RM2,000 or each.

Chin’s case was prosecuted by deputy public prosecutor Sharifah Natasha Syed Ahmad, whereas Kumaraguru’s case was prosecuted by Muhammad Arif Marzuki Danial Munir.

Chin had posted bail.

Earlier, Johor Baru North OCPD Asst Comm Rupiah Abd Wahid in a press release knowledgeable that police investigation revealed that each circumstances had been made up.

“The duo had made the faux police report back to keep away from being fined for dropping their MyKad identification card,” she mentioned.

The assertion additionally acknowledged that Chin had misplaced his MyKad thrice earlier than, whereas Kumaraguru misplaced his MyKad whereas he was drunk close to a comfort retailer at Taman Ungku Tun Aminah.



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