Se­cu­rity guard gets jail for try­ing to bribe cop

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SEREM­BAN: A se­cu­rity guard was sen­tenced to a day’s jail and fined RM1,000, in de­fault one month’s jail, by the Ses­sions Court here yes­ter­day for of­fer­ing a RM30 bribe to a po­lice­man.

Judge Fathiya Idris meted out the pun­ish­ment af­ter the ac­cused, Nor Leann Na­dia Ab­dul­lah, 28, pleaded guilty to an al­ter­na­tive charge un­der Sec­tion 214 of the Pe­nal Code, which car­ries an im­pris­on­ment of up to seven years and a fine upon con­vic­tion.

She was charged with of­fer­ing the bribe to the po­lice­man as an in­duce­ment not to fine her for beat­ing the traf­fic-lights and rid­ing with an ex­pired driv­ing li­cence. The of­fence was com­mit­ted at Jalan Be­sar Lukut, Port Dick­son at 7.20pm on Jan 22.

Nor Leann Na­dia, who was un­rep­re­sented, ear­lier pleaded for a lighter sen­tence as she is a sin­gle mother and has a child and an ail­ing mother to sup­port.

Malaysian Anti-Cor­rup­tion Com­mis­sion deputy pub­lic prose­cu­tor Nur­diyanah Mohd Nawawi and prose­cut­ing of­fi­cer Karmila Mokhtar pros­e­cuted.

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