PETALING JAYA – A technician was sentenced to five years imprisonment and two strokes of the cane by the Sessions Court here today for robbing a pharmacy of RM258, armed with a knife.
Chow Kim Fatt, 39, admitted before judge Datin Fadzlin Suraya Mohd Suah to committing the offence at Taman Sri Serdang, Seri Kembangan here at 12.20 pm on Feb 27.
According to the facts presented by deputy public prosecutor Ashyraf Ashy’ari Kamaruzaman, Chow entered the premises and took out a knife from his bag before tying up the pharmacy’s staff, Babyta Latif, 43, with duct tape.
Chow who was unrepresented in the case, also robbed the staff of her identity card and that of her child. – BERNAMA