April court date for Mat Sabu and supporters


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 14 Feb 2008

NIBONG TEBAL: A magistrate’s court in Jawi has fixed April 16 and 17 for the trial of PAS vice-president Mohamad Sabu and nine supporters charged with obstructing police personnel from doing their duty. 

Mohamad, 53, was charged with obstructing Supt Mohd Nasir Salleh from arresting him at the Bukit Tambun toll plaza at 7.45pm on Dec 9 while his supporters were charged with obstructing policemen from taking him into custody.  

The supporters are: Zamarul Aini Abdul Malek, 81, Zairul Azrun Zainal Abidin, 35, Abd Rahim Mat Ariff, 58, Md Lazim Osman, 50, Mohd Biyamin Ishak, 44, all from Perak; Faudzi Saharat, 44, from Penang; and Abdul Razak Ramli, Mohd Subri Mohd Said, both 42, and Mohamad Salleh, 47, from Kedah. 

They are all face a maximum three months’ jail term or fine, or both if found guilty. 

The prosecution is expected to call 18 witnesses while the defence has said it would call 20 witnesses.  

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