Two teens and another charged with deceiving woman of RM25,000

ALOR GAJAH: Three individuals, including two minors, have pleaded not guilty at the Alor Gajah Magistrate’s Court here to a charge of deceiving a woman.

Azri Zulhusni Nodin, 29, and the two boys, aged 15 and 17, were charged with deceiving the 58-year-old woman into handing over a sum of RM25,000 through the 17-year-old for the purpose of releasing a non-existent detainee.

The offence was allegedly committed in Masjid Tanah at around 11am on Nov 29, 2023.

The charge was framed under Section 420 of the Penal Code, read together with Section 109 of the same Act, which provides imprisonment for up to 10 years, whipping and a fine if found guilty.

Magistrate Nurul Bahiyah Kamaluddin allowed bail at RM6,000 for Azri Zulhusni and RM1,500 each for the teenagers.

The court also set Feb 19 for mention and the appointment of lawyers. 

Source: The Star


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