Seven Indonesians jailed for using fake Malaysian ID

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 24 Nov 2016

KOTA KINABALU: Seven Indonesian nationals who used fake Malaysian identity cards were each jailed for two years by a magistrate’s court in Sandakan.

The three men and four women, including a husband and wife, pleaded guilty after being produced before magistrate Suhaila Selag Thursday.

Those charged were Faridah Malik, 48, Salmah Ambotang, 25, and Murniwati Ahmad, 41, who were said to be the agents in distributing the fake identification documents.

The others charged were Faridah’s husband Mohammad Siri Kanna, 57, Senanghati Bengga, 37, Suriadi Baba, 23, and Baba Sappe, 42.

National Registration Department prosecuting officer Mohd Fazdhly said all seven accused were from the Indonesian province of South Sulawesi.


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