PETALING JAYA – The founder of the Malaysian Youth Solidarity Movement(SAMM), Badrul Hisham Shaharin was again charged in the Sessions Court here today for organising the Selangor votersâ€™ appreciation assembly, two years ago.
Badrul Hisham, better known as Chegubard, 37, who is also former Rembau PKR branch leader, pleaded not guilty to the charge read before Judge Yasmin Abdul Razak.
According to the charge, Badrul Hisham as the organiser, had failed to notify the Petaling Jaya police chief on the programme within the stipulated time, which was 10 days before the date of the event.
He was alleged to have committed the offence at Padang Timur, Dataran Petaling Jaya, Jalan Timur here at 5 pm on May 25, 2013.
The charge under Section 9(1) of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 read with Section 9(5) of the PAA, carries a fine of up to RM10,000 upon conviction.
The court fixed three days for the trial beginning on March 16 next year.
On June 5, 2013, Badrul Hisham was charged in the Sessions Court here for the same offence.
However, on Aug 4, 2014, the Sessions Court Judge here granted Badrul Hisham a discharge not amounting to acquittal following an application by the defence.
The prosecution was conducted by deputy public prosecutor, Shafiq Hasim while counsel Haijan Omar represented Badrul Hisham. – BERNAMA