TAWAU: A foreign man was sentenced to 10 months jail and one lash of the cane after he admitted to two charges in two different courts today.
Kasman Rahim, 21, was sentenced to six months jail by the Magistrate Court for the crime of intentionally hiding seven pairs of Famima robe clothes of various brands.
He pleaded guilty before Magistrate Ferhanshah Farene Mohd Ferdaus for the offense committed at Eastern Plaza Complex at 9.20pm in Oct 26 this year.
In the Sessions Court, Kasman was sentenced to four months jail and one lash of the cane by Judge Amir Shah Amir Hamzah, for entering the country without any document.
Both crimes were committed at the same time and location, where he was charged under Section 414 of the Penal Code and Section 6(1)(c) of the Immigration Act 1959/63.
Insp. Zakariah Kirinu and Insp. Rozelinna Baharuddin prosecuted respectively at the Magistrate and Sessions courts. -SayangSabah