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The Sessions Court fixed Jan 14 for mention of an Indonesian’s involvement in a terrorist group. -NSTP/FilePic

KOTA KINABALU: The Sessions Court fixed Jan 14 for mention of an Indonesian’s involvement in a terrorist group.

Judge Marlina Ibrahim set the new date pending a forensics report on the accused’s phone.

Mohammad Alif Sukari @Yoga Fabrianto, 23, committed the offence on May 26 about 1.15pm at Kampung Keritan Laut in Keningau.

He is charged under Section 130JB (1)(a) of the Penal Code for possessing items related to a terrorist group stored in a cell phone.

If convicted, the law would provide for a jail term of up to seven years or a fine and related items would be forfeited.

On June 21, Muhammad Alif was jailed four months and given a stroke of the cane for entering the state illegally.

Previously, the accused had pleaded guilty and case was supposed to be transferred to the High Court.

However, at the next mention, he changed his plea to not guilty after getting a counsel.

Muhammad Alif is represented by Farazwin Haxdy and deputy public prosecutor Kershanathan Pathmanathan prosecuted.

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