Duo jailed 8 months for pretending to be cops during MCO

Muhammad Nur Saddiq Isham Marzuki (2nd from right) and Mohamed Nazrin Shah Kamal Bachah (in striped shirt) being escorted into the Magistrate’s Court today.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Magistrate’s Court here sentenced two men to eight months’ jail today for pretending to be police officers and breaching the movement control order.

Muhammad Nur Saddiq Isham Marzuki and Mohamed Nazrin Shah Kamal Bachah pleaded guilty to the charges under the Penal Code, the Police Act as well as the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (Measures within the Infected Local Areas) Regulations before magistrate Muhammad Aizat Abdul Rahim.

They committed the offences on March 24 at V Residence Suites in Sunway Velocity here.

They had disguised themselves as police officers with the intention of “arresting” one Muhammad Azri Mohammed Azwan Chandra.

They were order to serve their sentence from the date the offences were committed.

At the Sessions Court, meanwhile, they denied separate charges under the Corrosive and Explosive Substances and Offensive Weapons Act of possessing a taser and samurai sword.