Via The Star:
An unemployed man paid a heavy price for stealing 11 cans of beer worth RM70 when the Magistrates Court here sentenced him to five years’ imprisonment.
Zulhaidi Hamzah, 43, was accused of stealing four cans of Guinness Stout and seven cans of Tiger Beer from a mini mart in Pasir Gudang on Jan 17.
He was charged under Section 380 of the Penal Code for theft, which carries a maximum 10 years’ jail or fine upon conviction.
Magistrate Hafizah Johor Ariff Johor heard the case.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Asma Nadiah Abd. Rahman prosecuted, while the defendant was not represented.