KOTA KINABALU: A foreign man was sentenced to 24 months jail by the Magistrate Court, today, for possessing stolen items.
Murdin Abd. Jais, 30, admitted guilty before Magistrate Cindy Mc Juce Balitus, for in possession of a wallet containing a Maykad, driving licence, and ATM card belonged to Wong Lee Hui, at Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen near Wisma Merdeka, around 4.00pm in 22 January ago.
He was charged under Section 411 of the Penal Code which carries the punishment of up to five years jail, a fine, or both.
Insp. Isfandiar Dr. Japri, applied for a just punishment.
Previously, Murdim was charged under the National Registration Regulation 1990 for owning a fake Mykad.
He told the court that he found the wallet in a flower vase.
The court also ordered for him to be referred to the Immigration Department after the completion of his sentence. -SayangSabah