KUALA LUMPUR: A bodyguard was jailed five years by the Sessions Court here for being in possession of a knuckle duster two years ago.
Judge Rohatul Akmar Abdullah meted out the punishment to Muhammad Shahrizan Abdullah Hunu, 37, after he pleaded guilty to committing the offence and ordered the jail sentence to run from the date of his arrest on Dec 3, 2018.
He was caught with the prohibited item at Block C, Taman Fadason, Sentul here at 11.30am on Dec 3, 2018. He was liable to be jailed for not less than five years and not more than 10 years.
Deputy public prosecutor Kamarul Aris Kamaluddin appeared for the prosecution while the accused was represented by counsel Cyrill Clade Agus.
In Petaling Jaya, the magistrate’s court sentenced a self-employed man to 10 months’ jail and a RM500 fine after he pleaded guilty to stealing two Milo drink packets and three bottles of bath gel, altogether worth RM116.
The accused, Ahmad Azman Osman, 42, pleaded guilty to committing the offence at 99 Speedmart, Sphere Damansara here at 5.35pm on April 9.
In mitigation, he said he was facing hard times. — Bernama