SHAH ALAM – Five football fans, including two brothers, pleaded not guilty in the magistrate’s court here today, to charges of rioting during the first leg semi-final of the AFF Suzuki Cup between Malaysia and Vietnam at the Shah Alam Stadium on Dec 7.
The five – Amirul Akmal Nooradzhar, 22, Zulhelmy Akmal Zainol Abidin, 28, Muhammad Naquiyuddin Sallehuddin, 19, siblings Mohd Aminuddin Hamdan, 34 and Noor Hadi Hamdan, 29, were charged under Section 147 of the Penal Code (Act 574) which carries a maximum jail term of two years or a fine, or both, if convicted.
They, and a few others who are still at large, were charged for rioting by attacking Vietnam supporters who were seated at the Quadrant A area in the Shah Alam Stadium at 9.50pm on Dec 7.
Magistrate Ellyana Razali allowed bail at RM2,800 each in one surety and set Jan 22 next year, for mention. – BERNAMA