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Published: Thursday December 6, 2012 MYT 6:40:00 PMUpdated: Thursday December 6, 2012 MYT 6:48:29 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: Twenty-four motorists were fined RM300 each, while 20 others were released with a warning from the Traffic Magistrate's Court here Thursday for not obeying traffic signals monitored by the Automated Enforcement System (AES).
Thirteen other motorists, however, pleaded not guilty and claimed trial.
The court set Dec 24 and 26 for re-mention of their cases.
They were represented by five lawyers, including Zulhazmi Shariff and Mohd Fikah Sanusi.
The cases were heard separately before Magistrate Noorashikin Sahat.
All the motorists were charged with beating the red light in Jalan Klang Lama, Jalan Sepadu and Jalan Ipoh near here between the end of September and early October this year.
The motorists, who included an accountant, salesman and lawyer, were charged under Section 79(2) of the Road Transport Act 1987, which carries a maximum fine of RM2,000.
Prosecution officer from the Road Transport Department Zulkhairee Sabirudin prosecuted. - Bernama
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