BUKIT MERTAJAM – A teenager who drove against traffic flow on the North South Expressway last Tuesday, resulting in a motorist to be killed, pleaded not guilty in the Magistrate’s Court here today to drug abuse.
Ng Pei Ven, 19, was charged with self-administration of the amphetamine drug at the Narcotic Criminal Investigation office of the Seberang Perai Tengah police headquarters near here at about 5 pm last March 14.
The girl, who is a part-time model, was charged under Section 15 (1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 and faced an imprisonment for up to two years, or fine of up to RM5,000, if found guilty.
Prosecuting officer ASP Md Azman Kadir, who prosecuted, offered bail of RM8,000 with one surety, and also requested a court order for her to report herself at the narcotic department every week.
He also requested a court order to suspend her driving licence as the case was of public interest. – BERNAMA