Fish farmer sentenced to three months of CAO for flashing private parts in front of temple

The court complex in Kuching.

By Dorcas Ting

KUCHING, May 15: The Magistrate’s Court here ordered a fish farmer to serve three months of a Compulsory Attendance Order (CAO) and with a bail of RM100 for flashing his private parts in front of a temple.

Chang Chee Hiong, pleaded guilty to the charge framed before Magistrate Zaiton Anuar.

He was charged under Section 28 of the Sarawak Minor Offences Ordinance 1957, which carries a term of imprisonment of up to 14 days, and a fine of RM100, upon conviction.

He was charged with indecent behaviour in a public place, that is a temple near Batu Kawah Old Town, on May 8, 2023.

According to the brief facts of the case, the 34-year-old president of the said temple received a video clip from one of the temple committee members which showed the accused was holding his private part in front of the temple. The president lodged a police report.

Inspector Merylene Lindan Andrew Mang prosecuted while the accused was unrepresented by counsel. — DayakDaily