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Man ordered 40 hours community work
Published on: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Kota Kinabalu: A 20-year-old man, who admitted to trespassing to a woman's house, was ordered to perform a community service for 40 hours.

Magistrate Stephanie Sherron Abbie made the order on Muhd Tirmizi Azimat after going through his social report tendered by the welfare officer.

Tirmizi, a mechanic pleaded guilty to trespassing to the house of one Norhazanna Salim at Cyber City Apartment in Penampang at 4.30am on Dec 26 last year.

The offence under Section 448 of the Penal Code carries a jail term of up to three years or fine or both on conviction.

The facts of the case stated that the complainant found an unknown man in her house when she was awake from her sleep.

Tirmizi was found to have trespassed through the back door of the house.

He only left the house when the complainant agreed to give him RM5 for a bus fare.

In another case, a 30-year-old trader claimed trial to a charge of lurking house-trespass.

Arbanie Subeh is accused of committing the offence at one Foo Ming Chung's house at Taman Ceriamas in Putatan at 10pm on Jan 25.

The charge under Section 453 of the Penal Code carries a jail term of up to three years and liable of a fine on conviction.

The court set Feb 27 for case management and released Arbanie on a bail of RM3,000 in two sureties.

Inspector Suzie @ Stephanie Kupit prosecuted. – Jo Ann Mool

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