KOTA KINABALU: A man was fined RM1,500 in default three months jail by the Magistrate Court for using his personal vehicle as a public transport.
Kamarudin Mohd Sapi, 53, was caught committing the crime at Jalan Sulaman, Sepanggar, at 1.00pm in 18 October 2015.
He was charged under Section 33 of the Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board Act 1987, which carries the punishment of up to RM10,000 fine, one year jail maximu, or both.
In mitigation, Kamarudin applied for a lighter sentence.
Traffic Prosecution Officer Insp. Hanif Mamyudi prosecuted. -SayangSabah