TAWAU: A man was sentenced to seven months jail and RM100 fine in default one month jail by the Magistrate Court for stealing four units of car air freshener at Giant Supermarket.
Shamshul Abdul Gafor, 24, admitted guilty before Magistrate Mohd Harith Mohd Mazlan for the crime he committed at Giant Supermarket, Batu 3 Jalan Apas, around 12.40pm in 18 January.
According to the case fact, the accused entered the premise and took four Ambi Pur automotive air freshener units from the display shelves for car accessories.
He then hid the items inside his pants pocket and took one 100plus can before heading to the counter to pay for the drink, intending to skip on paying for the car fresheners.
He was caught by security guards before handed to the police and charged under Section 380 of the Penal Code which carries the punishment of up to 10 years jail and a fine if found guilty.
ASP Rozelina Baharuddin prosecuted. -SayangSabah