PETALING JAYA, May 30 (Bernama) -- An Egyptian man was jailed two months by
the Magistrate''s Court here today after he pleaded guilty to stealing 73
household items worth RM640.41 from a shopping mall at Sunway Pyramid, Bandar
Sunway here last month.
Ahmed Mohammad, 36, who works as a cook at a hotel here, received an
additional two months jail after he also pleaded guilty to entering the country
However, Magistrate Ahmad Solihin ordered the sentences to run concurrently
from the date of his arrest on April 9.
The accused had stolen the items at the Jusco Hypermarket , Sunway Pyramid
at 3.40 pm on April 9.
He was liable to be jailed up to 10 years and fined for the first charge and
jailed up to five years and fined RM10,000 or both, and could also be whipped,
for the second.
Deputy public prosecutor Choong Kak Sen appeared for the prosecution while
the accused was unrepresented.
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