KOTA KINABALU: A foreign man who contended the fact of case read against him at the Sessions Court, today, will be tried on Feb 24 next year.
Baju Wajjah, 35, was accused of possessing 2.12 gramme of meth at the roadside in front of a hill at Taman Mahkota Intan, Penampang, 8 October ago this year, around 8.00pm.
He was charged under Section 12(2) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 and punishable under Section 12(3) of the same act which carries a punishment of up to five years jail, RM100,000 fine maximum, or both, if found guilty.
While he initially admitted guilty for the crime, he denied the case fact once it was read against him.
Judge Indra Hj. Ayub proceeded by rejecting the guilty plea of the accused. Mohd Khairuddin Idris prosecuted the case. -SayangSabah