SEREMBAN: A kuih seller was charged in the Sessions Court here today to two counts of using counterfeit RM100 notes to buy durians.
Ridzuan Mat Nor, 35, pleaded not guilty to the charges before judge G. Ramesh.
On the first count, he was charged with using four pieces of RM100 notes, which he knew were counterfeit, to buy durians at a shop in Jalan Lenggeng-Broga Pekan Ulu Beranang at 11.30am last Aug 3.
The second count was for allegedly using two pieces of RM100 notes, which he knew were counterfeit, also to buy durians at Jalan Kampung Tengah Lenggeng, at about 9.30am last Aug 9.
The charges were made under Section 489B of the Penal Code, which provides an imprisonment for up to 20 years and a fine, if found guilty.
The prosecution was conducted by deputy public prosecutor Norshazwani Ishak, while the accused was represented by lawyer A. Partheeban.
The court fixed bail of RM9,000 in one surety on each charge and set Sept 20 for mention.—BERNAMA © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd