Two men jailed for assaulting cop on MCO duty

KUALA LUMPUR: Two men became the first people to be jailed for an offence under the Movement Control Order today after they pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer at a traffic lights.

Shop assistant S. Sugendran, 31, and security guard M. Annblagan, 37, admitted the charge of using criminal force against Inspector Nik Faidrul Nik Fauzi at the traffic light junction on Jalan Pantai Permai, Pantai Dalam here at 5pm on March 19.

The court ordered both men to serve their sentence beginning today.

Sugendran was also fined RM2,000 or two months’ jail in default, while Annblagan was sentenced to three weeks in prison, from today, for failing to produce their identity cards when being questioned by Nik Faidrul.