Six charged with ketum juice possession

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 10 — Six friends including a Form Five student were jointly charged in the Ampang Magistrate's Court here with illegal possession of 1.5 litres of ketum juice last week.

Mechanic Muhammad Zulhilmi Zulkarnain, 21 pleaded guilty while five others, unemployed Muhammad Farid Rusydi Razman, 20, Muhammad Nasri Abu Bakar, 20, Mohd Nazrel Mukhtar, 19, restaurant worker Meor Azmil Meor Azmee, 20  and the 17-year-old student claimed trial to the charge.

They were alleged to have committed the offence at Jalan 1/2 Sri Taman Baru, Ampang Tasik at 11.15 pm on Nov 5.

Muhammad Zulhilmi has yet to be sentenced as the court is waiting for the chemistry report.

Magistrate Mohamad Firdaus Sadina Ali allowed all the accused bail of RM2,000 with one surety each and fixed Dec 6 for mention of the case. — Bernama

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