KUALA LUMPUR: Two jobless men claimed trial in a Sessions Court here Thursday to robbing a hotel accountant of RM30,000 early this month.
Muhammad Asyraf Mohamad Azmi, 19, and Muhammad Syukri Mohsin, 22, were jointly charged with allegedly robbing Lee Sun Sun, 43, of her handbag including its contents worth RM30,000.
The duo were accused under Section 395 of the Penal Code for gang robbery.
Hotel driver Mohd Faizal Kamrudin, 35, was accused of abetting Muhammad Asyraf and Muhammad Syukri at the same time and place.
Mohd Faizal was charged under Section 109 read together with Section 395 of the same Code.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Norashikin Ibrahim offered bail at RM10,000.
In asking for a lower bail, Muhammad Asyraf's counsel P. Muniswer said his client's father was a despatch rider with RM2,000 salary per month while his mother was a housewife.
Judge Zaman Mohd Noor later fixed bail at RM8,000 in one surety each for Muhammad Asyraf and Muhammad Syukri and RM10,000 bail for Mohd Faizal.
He also instructed the three to report at the nearest police station twice a month.
In another case, Tay Heng Kok, 40, an agent of an apartment management company, pleaded not guilty before Sessions Court judge Azman Ahmad to committing criminal breach of trust involving RM3,300 rental.
The offence was allegedly committed at J-11-16, Cheria Height Apartment, 3/144A Jalan Bukit Cheras here between August and December last year.
He was charged under Section 406 of the Penal Code.
Judge Azman set bail at RM5,000 in one surety.
He also ordered Tay to surrender his passport, and report at the nearest police station once a month pending disposal of the case.
Both courts fixed March 15 for mention.
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