Published: Tuesday July 10, 2012 MYT 2:45:00 PM
Updated: Tuesday July 10, 2012 MYT 2:49:29 PM
Wireman jailed four years for armed robbery
SHAH ALAM: A wireman was sentenced to four years in prison by the Sessions Court Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to an armed robbery at a petrol station.
Mohd Shafizan Ramli, 20, robbed Bangladeshi Md Taher Md Mokbul Hossain of a mobile phone and RM1,881.73 in cash at the Section 27 Caltex petrol station here on Feb 13, armed with a machete.
Judge Latifah Mohd Tahar ordered him to serve the sentence from the date of his arrest on Feb 26.
Mohd Shafizan was jointly charged under the Penal Code with Mohamad Zakwan Awang Chek, 20, who however pleaded not guilty to the offence.
Mohamad Zakwan's trial was set for July 20.
Deputy Public Prosecutor R Kalaiyarasi prosecuted and Mohd Shafizan was unrepresented. -Bernama