Medical assistant charged with possession of IS-related material

Khairulazhar-HassanKUALA LUMPUR: A medical assistant was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with possession of Islamic State (IS)-related material.

Khairul Azhar Hasan, 36, allegedly had the banned material promoting terrorist acts in his Facebook account under “Khairulazhar Hassan”.

He is accused of committing the offence at E8 Special Branch, Bukit Aman here at 12.20pm on April 3 this year.

No plea was taken from him as the case is under the jurisdiction of the High Court.

Magistrate Zuhair Rosli set June 9 for re-mention.

Deputy public prosecutor Muhammad Fadzlan Mohd Nor appeared for the prosecution while the accused was unrepresented.