Government worker denies chargePENANG: A government health official pleaded not guilty in a magistrate’s court yesterday to a charge of sodomising a 17-year-old boy.
Mohammad Nor Ehsan Mohd Kahdzali, 27, denied committing the offence at his quarters in Batu Uban here between midnight and 5am on Sunday.
Sessions Court judge Zainal L. Saleh set bail at RM10,000 and fixed Nov 21 for mention.
Taiwanese duo on drug chargeSEPANG: Two Taiwanese women were charged in a magistrate’s court yesterday with trafficking in more than 4.5kg of ketamine at the KL International Airport last month.
Wong Ting Chun, 23, is accused of trafficking in 2,214gm, and Lee Pei Yun, 25, of trafficking in 2,354gm of the drug at 8.50am on Sept 30.
No pleas were recorded from the two women, who will go to the gallows if found guilty.
Lawyer claims trial to CBTKUALA LUMPUR: A lawyer claimed trial to a charge of committing criminal breach of trust involving RM69,000 belonging to a client.
Jeyapalan T.S. Mahesan, 52, pleaded not guilty yesterday to committing the offence in 1998.
Sessions Court judge Akhtar Tahir set bail at RM30,000 in one surety.
Jeyapalan posted bail. Hearing has been fixed for June 12.
Not guilty, says car dealerIPOH: A used-car dealer claimed trial in a magistrate’s court to two counts of criminal breach of trust amounting to RM8,100.
Chong Ah Sing, 47, denied cheating a woman into giving RM7,400 as down payment for a new Proton Wira on June 10.
He also denied cheating another buyer of RM700 in a car sale on June 7.
Hearing has been fixed for Feb 9.
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