Malaysian fined $480 for damaging side mirror of Singaporean's luxury car

A trader was fined RM1,500 (S$480) by the magistrate's court in Kluang, Malaysia, for damaging the side mirror of a Singaporean's Mercedez Benz.
A trader was fined RM1,500 (S$480) by the magistrate's court in Kluang, Malaysia, for damaging the side mirror of a Singaporean's Mercedez Benz. PHOTO: ST FILE

KLUANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A trader was fined RM1,500 (S$480) by the magistrate's court here for damaging the side mirror of a Singaporean's luxury car while riding in the emergency lane on his motorcycle.

The accused, Md Hayazle Farid Rosli, 31, admitted to damaging the side mirror of Yau Jin Quan's Mercedez Benz, which cost the Singaporean RM1,000 to fix.

The incident occurred at KM52 of the North-South Expressway at 10pm on Oct 30.

Md Hayazle pleaded guilty to the charge under Section 427 of the Penal Code, which carries a maximum punishment of five years' jail or fine or both.

Magistrate Muhammad Hidayat Wahab presided over the case which Deputy Public Prosecutor Natalie Chew Qi Wei. The accused was unrepresented.

Md Hayazle paid the fine.