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Mechanic jailed for receiving a stolen telephone

21 Apr 2021 / 14:30 H.

KUALA LUMPUR: A mechanic was sentenced to 18 months jail by the Sessions Court here today for receiving a telephone stolen by the commission of a gang-robbery.

Judge Izralizam Sanusi handed down the sentence on Ibnu Sina Idris, 28, who pleaded guilty to the charge, to be served from the date of arrest, which was last March 26.

The father of three children, unrepresented, was charged under Section 412 with dishonestly receiving the handphone belonging to one building manager, Abu Bakar Che Mat, 63, which he knew was stolen in a gang-robbery.

The offence was committed at Jalan Tengah 3 Kampung Tengah 6 ¼, Jalan Gombak here at about 5pm last March 26.

Deputy public prosecutor Muhammad Aiman Azahan prosecuted. -Bernama

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