KOTA KINABALU: Two local men were fined of RM1,800 each in default twenty days jail by the Magistrate Court today for drunk driving.
Wong Teck yang, 28, and Donny Chin, 34, admitted guilty before Magistrate Mohd Faiz Omar, for the offence under Section 45A(1) of the Road Transportation Act 1987 which carries the punishment of a fine from RM1,000 to RM6,000 maximum, or jail up to twelve months.
According to the facts of case , Wong committed the offence in 28 June at Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, while Donny was detained on June 21 at Jalan Kota Kinabalu, Penampang during a police operation.
The two unrepresented accused pleaded for their punishment to be reduced but the prosecutor applied for a deterrent sentence. Insp. Hanif Mamyudin prosecuted. – SayangSabah