KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Bernama) -- Two policemen claimed trial at the
Magistrate''s Court here today to using criminal force on a newspaper
photographer at the Bersih 3.0 rally that was held here on April 28.
L/Cpl Mohd Khairul Asri Mohd Sobri, 30, and Constable Shahrul Niza
Abd Jalil, 24, are alleged to have committed the offence on Wong Onn King, 33, a
photographer for Guang Ming Daily, at the Jalan Tun Perak and Jalan Raja
junction here between 5.20pm and 5.30pm on April 28.
Mohd Khairul Asri is based at the Tanjung Malim police headquarters
while Shahrul Niza, at the Dang Wangi police headquarters.
If found guilty, they can be jailed up to three months or fined up to
RM1,000, or both, under Section 352 of the Penal Code.
Magistrate Zulkipli Abdullah allowed bail at RM3,000 in one surety for each
of the accused nd set June 18 for mention.
The two accused posted bail.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Mohd Farizul Hassaniah Bakri appeared for the
prosecution while Counsel Salim Bashir represented the duo.
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