One Mojuntin in Sabah Cabinet, another begins jail sentence today

conradmojuntinFormer state culture, youth and sports minister Datuk Conrad Mojuntin will serve a six-month jail sentence beginning today, for threatening a businessman, three years ago.

This followed the dissatisfaction of the Court of Appeal over the defence”s submission and dismissed Conrad”s application for leave to file an appeal against the High Court”s decision on Jan 8.

Conrad, 60, was sentenced to six months jail and fined RM2,000 in default three months jail for criminally intimidating businessman Doughty Disimon, 30, outside the SJD Cafe and Sports at 3.30am on Oct. 23, 2005.

The incident occured in Donggongon, Penampang near here. His bail of RM5,000 was also revoked.

Manoj Kurup prosecuted while Zahir Shah represented Conrad.
Justices Datuk Tengku Baharudin Shah Tengku Mahmud, Datuk Md Raus Sharif and Datuk Abdull Hamid Embong heard the application.

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