KUCHING: A 35-year-old local man was sentenced to a fine of RM2,500 or jailed three months in default by the Magistrate’s Court here yesterday for disposing of stolen property comprising two Redmi smartphones belonging to a woman, last October.
The accused Muhammad Ivarn Raj Haicarl pleaded guilty to the charge which was read out by an interpreter in front of Senior Assistant Court Registrar Sandy Yvette Freddy.
According to the charges, he was charged with disposing of stolen property of two Redmi brand smartphones under Section 414 of the Penal Code. The items were disposed of at a phone shop in Batu Kawa at about 11am on last Oct 16.
If convicted, he can be sentenced to imprisonment for up to seven years or a fine or both.
The investigation found that the accused deliberately disposed of the stolen property of two smart phone units belonging to a 32-year-old woman.
Therefore, the accused has committed an offence under Section 414 of the Penal Code.
The prosecution of the case was handled by Prosecuting Officer Inspector Nur Syafiqa Nyaie Ilin while the accused was not represented by a lawyer.
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