KOTA BAHARU : An unemployed man was sentenced to five years’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court here today for threatening to kill his mother.

Magistrate Nik Habri Muhamad handed down the sentence on Zulkifli Salleh, 25, who pleaded guilty to the charge.

Zukifli was charged under Section 506 of the Penal Code with committing criminal intimidation by pointing a knife and threatening to kill his mother, Mek Bidah Hanapi, 51, at their house at Kampung Tikat, Jalan PCB, Badang here at 7.40 pm on June 29 this year.

Deputy public prosecutor Noor Dayana Mohamad prosecuted, while Zulkifli was unrepresented. – BERNAMA