Woman charged with possession of terrorist group headband

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  • Friday, 17 Jun 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed woman was charged at a magistrate’s court here with possession of an item that was related to a terrorist group.

Nor Izatul Farahirah bt Ismail, 35, allegedly had in her possession a black headband believed to be connected to a terrorist group at a residence in Desa Pandan, Kuala Lumpur at 11.50am on May 19.

She was charged yesterday under Section 130JB of the Penal Code.

If convicted, Nor Izatul could face up to seven years imprisonment.

She understood the charge and no plea was recorded.

Nor Izatul was later charged at the same court with unlawfully possessing two MyKads that did not belong to her.

She was charged under Section 25(1)e of the National Registration Regulations 1990 that provides for three years imprisonment or a fine of not more than RM20,000 or both.

Nor Izatul was also charged at the Sessions Court with being in possession of two forged identity cards.

She was charged under Section 474 of the Penal Code which carries a jail sentence of up to 20 years, and a fine, if found guilty.

For all three cases, the courts fixed Aug 5 for mention.

Deputy public prosecutor Mohd Dusuki Mokhtar prosecuted for all three cases.

In Petaling Jaya, a man was charged at a magistrate’s court here with allowing his bank account to be used to help fund terrorist activities two months ago.

Muhammad Nazrul bin Nooh, 37, was alleged to have used a Maybank account to facilitate the transfer of money for terrorist Wan Mohd Aquil Wan Zainal Abidin.

He was said to have committed the offence at an address in Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya in Selangor at 3.03pm on April 29.

He was charged under Section 130Q of the Penal Code.

If convicted, Nazrul could face up to 20 years’ imprisonment, and his property could also be forfeited.

No plea was recorded.

Magistrate Salamiah Salleh set July 20 for mention.

Deputy public prosecutor Siti Fatimah Yahya prosecuted.

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