KOTA TINGGI, Jun 21 – A single mother, her three daughters and a daughter-in law were sentenced to three years’ jail each by the magistrate’s court today for theft, involving more than RM2,000 worth of cosmetic products from a shop here last Friday. Magistrate Mazana Sinin handed down the sentence on Rohaya A Rahman, 57, sisters Maimunah Che Abdullah, 26; Noriza, 39, and Nurul Fatihah, 19, and Zariah Zakariya, 37, after they pleaded guilty to the charge.
They were ordered to serve the jail sentence from the date of their arrest on June 19. The five women were jointly charged with stealing in a building, involving cosmetic products of various brands worth RM2,171.50, at Kedai Produk Kesihatan dan Kecantikan Sri Tanjung, Jalan Anggerik 4/1, Taman Anggerik, Bandar Tenggara here, at about 11.40am last June 17.
The products included Eniq World Dara Anggun G.Glowing Beauty Skin Set 5 in 1, worth RM68.90; Eniq World Dara Anggun G. Glowing Beauty Skin Set 4 In 1 (RM48.90); Eniq World Glow Glowing Gold Serum (RM34.90); Qu Puteh Whitening Treatment Soap (RM16.90); Dnars Glowing Foundation 8G (RM36.90) and Dnars Silky Gold Foundation (OC) 5ml (RM31.90) belonging to Herba Sri Tanjung Sdn Bhd.
The offence under the Penal Code carries an imprisonment for up to 10 years and fine, and jail with fine or whipping for subsequent offence, on conviction. The prosecution was conducted by deputy public prosecutor Suhaila Shefiuddin, while the five women were represented by lawyer Nik Raihan Nik Jaafar. — Bernama