In The Courts (2020): Thai man facing theft, mischief charges to be mentally assessed

BY Fadley Faisal

A Thai man is being mentally assessed by the Mental Health Unit as ordered by the Magistrate’s Court last Tuesday.

Mohammad Abdul Hakeem bin Abdullah @ Anurat Leksingto, 51, was indicted with theft of a gas cylinder from a house at Kampong Pekilong Muara at 3am on June 29 and caused damage to a window of a neighbouring house by throwing the gas cylinder at 4am.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Ahmad Firdaus bin Mohammad informed the court that the prosecution has reasons to suspect that the defendant might be of unsound mind.

Magistrate Mohammad Marzuqi bin Sabtu adjourned the case for further mention on July 14.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin