Wireman jailed four years for armed robbery
SHAH ALAM, July 10 — A wireman was sentenced to four years’ jail by the Sessions Court here today after he pleaded guilty to armed robbery at a petrol station.
Mohd Shafizan Ramli, 20, robbed Bangladeshi Md Taher Md Mokbul Hossain of a mobile phone and RM1,881.73 at the Section 27 Caltex petrol station here on the night of February 13 while armed with a machete.
Judge Latifah Mohd Tahar ordered him to serve the sentence from the date of his arrest on February 26.
Mohd Shafizan was jointly charged under the Penal Code with Mohamad Zakwan Awang Chek, 20, who however pleaded not guilty to the offence.
Mohamad Zakwan's trial was set for July 20. — Bernama