The Petaling Jaya Sessions Court was told that the charge of planting 17 cannabis trees involved a singer and songwriter. Muhammad Yasin Sulaiman remains in accordance with Section 6B(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act of 1952.
During the citation proceedings of the case before Judge Jamaludin Mat today, Deputy Public Prosecutor Mohd Asnawi Abu Hanipah confirmed that the prosecution had received a chemical report on Tuesday night.
“For this case, the indictment is permanent and we ask the court to set a date of mention of the case for the presentation of documents to the defense,” he said.
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The lawyer, Ariff Azami Hussien, who represented the singer of the song Mimpi Laila or better known as Yasin, did not object to the request.
“Thanks to the court and the prosecution because the chemical report was completed in a short time.
“Ask the court to set a shorter date, two weeks, if that’s enough,” he said.
Judge Jamaludin Man set a July 6 date for rehearing the case.
On March 31, Yasin pleaded not guilty in Sessions Court here to planting 17 suspected cannabis trees at Persiaran Surian Damansara Indah Resort Home, PJU 3, Kota Damansara.
He was arrested at 5:30 pm on March 24.
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The charge is made under Section 6B(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, which is punishable under Section 6B(3) of the same Act which provides for life imprisonment and lashes not less than six times, in case of conviction.
During the trial in the Court of First Instance, Judge Zhafran Rahim Hamzah set the same citation date of July 6 for the new citation of the case for the charge of distribution of dangerous drugs such as cannabis weighing approximately 214 grams.
The date was set after Mohd Asnawi, as the prosecution will conduct further investigations into the charges against the singer.
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“I would like to inform the court that we received a chemical report on this case on Tuesday night.
“We will carry out further investigations and the results will be announced on July 6,” he said.
In addition to Ariff Azami, who also represents Yasin, lawyers Mohd Yusmadi Mohd Yusoff and Azizul Syariman Mat Yusoff.
The singer of Vaksin Rindu was accused of distributing a dangerous drug like cannabis weighing approximately 214 grams at the same place, time and date.
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For the charge, he was charged under Section 39B(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 and is punishable by 39B(2) of the same Act which provides for life imprisonment or hanging and if not sentenced to death be flogged not less than 15 lashes, if convicted.
Meanwhile, at a press conference, Mohd Yusmadi said that his client needed specialized treatment for his bipolar disorder in a hospital with a previous health history.
“I understand that Yasin was taken to Sungai Buloh Hospital once, but it would be better if Yasin seeks specialist treatment at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Hospital and Kuala Lumpur Beach Hospital, which have records.
“In this case too, the prison authorities understand Yasin’s condition and supply her with medication through the supervision of the parties involved, it will definitely help Yasin,” he said. BOOM!
Source: Sinar Harian