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October 05, 2017 17:16 PM

Man Gets Jail, Whipping For Gross Indecency, Sodomy

JOHOR BAHRU, Oct 5 (Bernama) -- A 25-year-old man from Kota Tinggi was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment and four strokes of the cane by the Sessions Court here today after pleading guilty to inciting a 12-year-old boy to commit gross indecency, and sodomising another lad aged 11.

Mohd Azizi Firdaus Abu Samah who is unmarried, received four years and two strokes of the cane for the first offence, committed at a house in Taman Muhibah Saleng near Kulai, around noon in June this year.

He received six years and two strokes of the cane for the second offence, committed at Medan Selera Penjaja Jalan Cengal 3, Bandar Putra near Kulai, about 10 pm on June 21.

Judge Mohammad Khalid Ab Karim ordered him to serve the sentences consecutively, effective from his arrest on Sept 22.

Mohd Azizi Firdaus who was unrepresented, was charged under Section 377E of the Penal Code which carries a maximum 15 years imprisonment and whipping, and Section 377C of the Penal Code which carries maximum 20 years imprisonment and whipping, on conviction.

Deputy public prosecutor Suhaila Shafi'uddin acted for the prosecution.



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