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Published: Friday February 15, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Saturday April 20, 2013 MYT 3:41:49 PM

Four in the soup for allegedly robbing Myanmar cook

BUTTERWORTH: Four youths have claimed trial at the Sessions Court here to one count of robbing a cook at a restaurant in Nibong Tebal.

R. Sarvinraj, 18, K. Thevan, 26, P. Theban, 21, and M. Vijayakanth, 20, are alleged to have committed the offence at Hometown Cafe in Jalan Besar, Nibong Tebal, at about 4.10pm on Feb 2.

They are accused of relieving Myanmar cook Bo Kyiang, 26, of his Samsung Galaxy smartphone, a DVD player, an amplifier as well as a pair of jeans worth about RM1,000.

They also allegedly stole RM240 in cash.

The four are charged under Section 395/397 of the Penal Code which provides imprisonment of not more than 20 years and liable to whipping upon conviction.

Another male accomplice of the four is listed as still at large by the prosecution as the police try to track the suspect down.

Judge Meor Sulaiman Ahmad Tarmizi fixed Mar 21 for mention and set bail at RM8,000 each.

DPP Fauziah Daud prosecuted while the accused were unrepresented.

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