Woman gets 6-month jail for stealing car, gas cylinder in Kg Mata-Mata

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

A LOCAL woman was sentenced to serve six months in prison after she was convicted for stealing a car and a gas cylinder with two other men.

Ujiwati Ishak had pleaded guilty in May this year to the charge of stealing a gas cylinder from a house in Kg Mata-Mata.

The 37-year-old however claimed trial to the charge of stealing a white Nissan Sunny on May 22 this year, stating that she had no knowledge about the two men’s intention to commit the theft.

During the trial, prosecuting officer Nor ‘Adliatul Hidayah Hj Mohd Zaidi called nine witnesses, which included the two men who were jointly charged with Ujiwati on the theft charges.

Following the trial, the court returned with a guilty verdict on Ujiwati and sentenced her to serve six months in prison with immediate effect.

The Brunei Times