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Abu Asrie case transferred to high court

/ 02:26 PM October 16, 2017

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Kajang, MALAYSIA — The case of Hajar Abdul Mubin, who is charged with being a member of the Abu Sayyaf militant group, has been transferred to the High Court.

Hajar, 25, also known as Abu Asrie, is accused of being a member of the group since 2010.

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He was charged under Section 130KA of the Penal Code and faces life imprisonment and a fine.

Sessions Court Judge Surita Budin also transferred the case involving Abdul Syamir Dabilin, 25, who was charged with the intentional omission of information regarding a terrorist act, to the High Court.

Abdul Syamir, Ahmad and Jaffar were charged under Section 130M of the Penal Code and face up to seven years in jail, a fine, or both.

Abdul Syamir is a Philippine national, while the three other accused are Malaysians.

All four were arrested on Aug 30.

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