KOTA KINABALU: A 18-year-old teen admitted guilty at the Magistrate Court, today, to possessing a van believed to be stolen.
However, the court did not accept the guilty plea from the accused due to the absence of his social report.
He was freed with a bail of RM1,500 by two local bailors, and 14 January next year has been set for the case mention.
The accused who was brought before Magistrate Dzul Elmy Yunus, confessed to have done the offense in 19 December, around 11.40pm at Kg.Sombol, Kinarut, Papar.
If found guilty, the accused can be punished under Section 411 of the Penal Code which carries the punishment of up to five years jail. a fine, or both.
Asp. Jakariya Jupakkal prosecuted. -SayangSabah