Armed robbery: Man gets 10 years, two strokes
Kota Kinabalu: A 33-year-old man was sentenced to 10 years' jail and ordered to get two strokes of the cane for armed robbery.Sessions Court Judge Noor Hafizah Mohd Salim handed the sentence to Maarof Garib after ruling the prosecution had proven its case beyond reasonable doubt.
He was found guilty of robbing a 23-year-old man of his MyKad and a set of house keys, at 1.15am on July 16, 2016 by the roadside near the Putatan Platinum Apartment, Putatan.
Maarof committed the offence together with an accomplice still at large while armed with a meat cleaver.
(27 April 2017)