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KUCHING, June 21: The Magistrate’s Court here sentenced an unemployed man to an imprisonment of five years for attempting to murder a police officer, keying a police car and threatening to injure his own father with a parang.
Mizi Mohamad, 24, pleaded guilty to all three charges at the Magistrate’s Court on June 8. However, he fainted at the Court after his mitigation and was sent to a hospital for further treatment.
The sentencing for all three charges against him was adjourned to today.
Magistrate Syarifah Fatimah Azura Wan Ali sentenced him to an imprisonment of three years for the first charge. He was sentenced to an imprisonment of one year for the second and another year for the third charge.
Syarifah Fatimah ordered the imprisonment term to run concurrently.
For the first charge, the accused pleaded guilty to have attempted to murder ASP Mohd Fauzi Mohammat by swinging a parang at the victim at a close distance of one metre, at the roadside of Jalan Bako, at about 12.30pm on May 31, 2021.
He was charged under Section 307(1) of the Penal Code, which carries a maximum imprisonment term of ten years and is liable to fine, upon conviction.
For the second charge, the accused pleaded guilty with causing damage to PDRM Mobile Patrol Vehicle and caused losses amounting to RM3,000, at the roadside of Jalan Bako, at about 12.30pm on May 31, 2021.
He was charged under Section 427 of the Penal Code for this act, which carries an imprisonment term of between one year and five years, or with fine, or with both, upon conviction.
For the third charge, he pleaded guilty to have threatened to cause injury to his father at their house in Kampung Hijrah, at about 9am, on May 31, 2021.
He was charged under Section 506 of the Penal Code for this act, which carries an imprisonment term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or both, upon conviction.
It was the Ketua Kaum of Kampung Hijrah who lodged the police report when he saw the accused acting aggressively and threatening to hurt accused’s own father with a parang.
When the police arrived at the scene, the accused attacked the police using the parang. One of the police officers fired twice and a bullet hit the accused’s left knee.
A police investigation revealed that the accused has several past criminal records and his urine test also returned positive to cocaine.
Prosecuting Officer ASP Rathna Borhan prosecuted while the accused was unrepresented by counsel. — DayakDaily