SEREMBAN: A 20-year-old man was sentenced to six months in jail by the Magistrate’s Court here for reckless and dangerous riding.
Magistrate Intan Syafinaz Roslin found Muhammad Hilmi Mohamad Firdaus guilty of committing the offence around 9.45pm between KM282.4 and KM286 on the North-South Expressway (south bound) on June 17,2020.
He was charged under section 42(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987.
Nilai district police chief Supt Mohd Fazley Ab Rahman, in a statement, said the accused, who is unemployed, was charged on March 25 but the court had deferred sentencing pending a report from the Welfare Department.
Muhammad Hilmi, who had been imprisoned before for gang robbery, was unrepresented while Sharifah Amirah Syed Ahmad Yunus prosecuted.