KUALA LUMPUR – A lorry driver claimed trial at the High Court here today to four terrorism-related charges.
Syed Amir Asyraf Syed Hamdan, 21, is accused on the first charge, of consciously supporting Daesh terrorists through Facebook under the name, Abu Syed Malizi, written in Jawi alphabet.
The charge is under Section 130J(1)(a) of the Penal Code, punishable under Section 130J(1) of the same Code.
He is accused on the second charge of using the Telegram application under ‘Abu Syed Malizi’ to receive instructions from one Muhammad Wanddy to commit a terrorist act involving a hand grenade, a pistol and 24 bullets.
The charge is under Section 130FA(A) of the Penal Code, punishable under the same provision.
On the third charge under Section 130JB(1)(a) of the Penal Code, Syed Amir allegedly possessed photographs and videos of Daesh groups and acts of terrorism.
He is accused on the fourth charge of intending to carry out a terrorist attack by involvement in a discussion on the subject through the ‘WeChat’ application, under the name, Abu Syed Malizi.
The charge is under Section 130JD(1) of the Penal Code.
The youth allegedly committed the four offences at a house in Kampung Sungai Merab Luar, Bandar Baru Bangi, between Jan 9 and Aug 27, 2016.
Judicial commissioner Datuk Ab Karim Ab Rahman set June 5 till June 9 for hearing.
Deputy public prosecutor Mohd Izhanudin Alias represented the prosecution while the accused was represented by counsel Azamuddin Abd Aziz. – BERNAMA