GEORGE TOWN: A Syrian man has been charged by a Magistrate's Court here on Tuesday (June 18) with kidnapping his fellow countryman.
Maher, 31, was charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment of a man with the intention of obtaining a ransom of RM100,000 behind a restaurant in Tanjung Tokong at about 3.30pm on June 6.
Magistrate L. Uma Devi postponed the case to July 25, pending a chemistry report.
Maher was also denied bail.
DPP Mohammad Syafiq Nasrullah Saleem Ali prosecuted while the accused was represented by Sukhindarpal Singh.