Criminal Law

Unemployed Man jailed for impersonating as Policeman

Date: 07 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

PETALING JAYA, Nov 7 (Bernama) - An unemployed manwas sentenced to five months’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court here today for impersonating as a policeman four months ago.

Magistrate Mohd Ikhwan Mohd Nasir handed down the sentence on Mohammad Hairul Zahari, 30, who pleaded guilty to the charge.

The man was charged with the offence by introducing himself as a policeman to Tan Chuan Yoke, 54, and ripped the businessman of RM1,300 at a house in Jalan USJ 20/2, Subang Jaya here last June 6.

The charge, under Section 170 of the Penal Code, provides an imprisonment for up to two years, or fine, or both, upon conviction.

Deputy public prosecutor Mohamad Firdaous Mohamed Idris prosecuted, while Mohammad Hairul was unrepresented.

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