Court overurned a Magistrate’s Court decision on March 30 to acquit former state minister Datuk Conrad Mojuntin and sentenced him to six months’ jail for criminal intimidation in connection with the fatal shooting of a man three years ago.
The Star reports, High Court justice Abdul Rahman Sebli ordered Conrad, 61, and his nephew David Mojuntin, 45, to pay RM2,000 each or face three months’ jail in default for causing hurt to a businessman on the same date. They paid the fine.
Justice Abdul Rahman however allowed a stay of execution of the jail sentence after Conrad’s lawyer Zahir Shah said they would appealing against it. He was subsequently released on RM5,000 bail.