Missing boy’s mother pleads guilty to drug charge

The court complex in Kuching.

By Dorcas Ting

KUCHING, March 22: The mother of missing 4-year-old Eric Chang pleaded guilty to a charge of administering amphetamine and methamphetamine and was sentenced to a fine of RM3,000.

Dynasty Chang Ka Hui pleaded guilty to the charge framed under Section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 and punishable under Section 15(1) of the same Act which carries a fine not exceeding RM5,000 or imprisonment not exceeding two years.


Magistrate Zubaidah Sharkawi accepted her guilty plea and sentenced her to a RM3,000 fine or in default to three months’ imprisonment and ordered her to undergo supervision for two years.

According to the charge sheet, Chang was charged with administering amphetamine and methamphetamine at Kuching District Narcotics Crime Investigation Office, at about 3.20pm on June 12, 2017.

Chang’s husband was also facing the same charge but the case was adjourned as he had tested positive for Covid-19 and is still under a quarantine order.

Prosecuting Officer ASP Rogayah Rosli prosecuted while the accused was unrepresented by counsel. — DayakDaily