MyKad sale: Defence team objects to transferring case to High Court

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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): The defence team for six individuals, including the Penang National Registration Department (NRD) assistant director, who are facing 32 charges in connection with the issuance and sale of MyKad to foreigners submitted its objection to transferring the case to the High Court on Wednesday (Sept 18).

Counsel Mohd Hisham Nazir, who is representing Penang NRD assistant director Mohd Faizul Arifin, 34, wanted the case to remain with the Sessions Court after deputy public prosecutor Yusaini Amer Abdul Karim applied for the case, under Section 26E of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants Act 2007, to be transferred to the High Court.

Meanwhile, counsel Datuk Ranjit Singh Dhillon, who is representing Chien Guan Chai, 36, and Mohd Faizal Tan Abdullah, 66, said the defence unanimously objected to the application and wanted the case to continue to be heard in the Sessions Court.For the case under Section 466 of the Penal Code and under Regulation 25 of the National Registration Regulations 1990, the court set Sept 26 and 27 for remention.

Lai, Loh and Yap were also charged with two counts of falsifying birth certificates and MyKad as well as abetting Mohd Faizul to falsify documents while Chien faced four similar charges. Lai was accused of three charges of selling birth certificate, MyKad and passport under the name Ewe Chor Beng around Georgetown between January and March 2019.

Lai, Loh and Yap pleaded not guilty to two charges of falsifying birth certificate and MyKad in the name of Ewe Chor Beng as well as abetting Mohd Faizul to falsify documents at the same place between January and February 2019.


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cane ahli parlimen bole jd peguam dlm kes tertuduh vs kerajaan malaysia? 😂😂😂

Peguam Rayer MP jelutong mempertahankan pengkhianat negara. Why didn't i felt surprised. Rayer has been an idiot in the parliament, and always been a traitor anywhere. A minister that been hated the most with no integrity

Treason, not smuggling. TREASON!

Lol prison for three years and max 20k fine je if convicted?

Why would DAP MP defended those traitors? Is it because they benefitted from them ke?

Merge the National Registry Department and the passport and visa management functions of the Immigration Department of Malaysia to form into 'Malaysia Citizenship and Immigration Services' immediately.

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