KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 – Sungai Besar UMNO Division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos was today charged with causing public nuisance over his alleged protest against smashing beer bottles in front of the Selangor State Secretary Building in Shah Alam last year during the proposed Better Beer Festival 2017.
In the proceeding conducted at the Premier ward of the Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital here, Jamal, 48, pleaded not guilty after the charge was read out to him before Magistrate Raja Noor Adilla Raja Mahyaldin. Jamal is currently undergoing treatment for his back pain at the hospital.
He was charged with committing public nuisance by smashing bottles of beer with a hammer resulting in disaster, danger and public annoyance in front of the gate of the Selangor State Secretary building, Shah Alam at 10.15 am on Oct 5, 2017.
The charge, under Section 290 of the Penal Code carries a maximum fine of RM400, upon conviction. Bail has been set at RM3,000 and the case for set for mention at the Shah Alam magistrate’s court on June 8.