KOTA KINABALU: Two foreign women pleaded not guilty at the Magistrate Court for the charge of soliciting for prostitution.
Orethai Boontem, 27, from Thailand, allegedly committed the crime in 4 December ago, at a hotel at Jalan Lintas, around 10.15pm.
The second defendant, Nguyen Thi Hoa, 29, from Vietnam, was accused of the same offense committed in 5 December, at the same location, around 10.27pm.
Both of them were charged under Section 372B of the Penal Code, which carries a punishment of up to one year jail, a fine, or both, upon conviction.
The Magistrate, Cindy Mc Juce Balitus set 12 January next year for case mention for Nguyen, and 25 January for Orenthai.
Insp. Isfandiar Dr. Japri prosecuted. -SayangSabah