Actor Sofi Jikan ordered to enter defence over drug charge


PETALING JAYA: Actor Sofi Jikan of KL Gangster fame has been ordered by a magistrate's court here to enter his defence over a drug charge.

Magistrate Mohamad Ikhwan Mohd Nasir made the ruling after finding that the prosecution had proven a prima facie case against the accused.

"The court has gone through the evidence, testimonies, documents and submissions.

"After making a maximum evaluation, I find the prosecution has proven a prima facie case. The court orders for the accused to enter his defence," he said here on Monday (May 13).

DPP Hakim Amir Abdul Hamid prosecuted while the accused was represented by lawyer Datuk Haniff Hassan.

The court was also informed that Sofi Jikan, or his birth name Mohamad Shoffi Jikan, 48, will be testifying under oath from the dock.

The defence trial is fixed for June 28.

On Feb 13 last year, Sofi Jikan was accused of using type 11-nor-delta-9-tetrahydro cannabinol-9-carboxylic acid drug or THC.

The actor faces a maximum two-year jail term, a RM5,000 fine or both if convicted under Section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

Sofi Jikan