Yasin began receiving bipolar treatment at HSB, case mention on June 22 – Lawyer

Yasin began receiving bipolar treatment at HSB, case mention on June 22 – Lawyer

KUALA LUMPUR: The Petaling Jaya Magistrate and Sessions Court today set June 22 for the mention date for the case involving singer and composer, Muhammad Yasin Sulaiman, 47.

Magistrate Zhafran Rahim Hamzah and Judge Jamaludin Man made the decision after Deputy Public Prosecutors Norhashimah Hashim and Maryam Jamilah Ab Manaff applied for a case mention date for the submission of a chemical report on the case.

Meanwhile, Yasin’s lawyer, Ariff Azami Hussein informed that his client started receiving treatment for bipolar disorder for the first time at the Sungai Buloh Hospital on Tuesday.

Ariff Azami also said that Yasin will receive follow -up treatment within six weeks at the same hospital.

“There are two things we would like to inform, first we want to give an update this morning on the treatment process managed by the prison and yesterday the OKT (Accused) was taken to Sungai Buloh Hospital for treatment.

Although it was a bit late (Yasin was brought in for treatment), we thanked the court and the prison for making the treatment possible.

“Secondly, the chemical report is not ready yet, (however) we hope the case mention date will be soon, a month (from today),” he told the media on Wednesday.

Yasin was charged in the Magistrate’s Court on March 31 on charges of distributing cannabis weighing approximately 214 grams at his residence.

The offense was allegedly committed at a condominium unit at Persiaran Suria Damansara Indah Resort Home, PJU 3 Kota Damansara here, at 5.30 pm, on March 24.

Following that, the accused was charged under Section 39B (1) (a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 and can be punished under Section 39B (2) of the same act which provides for life imprisonment or hanging to death and if not sentenced to death shall be whipped a maximum of 15 lashes, if convicted.

However, no confession was recorded from the accused as the case was under the jurisdiction of the High Court.

Yasin was also reported to have pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court, to another charge of planting 17 cannabis plants in plastic pots filled with red soil at the same location, time and date.

The offense was charged under Section 6B (1) (a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 which is punishable under Section 6 (B) (3) of the same act which provides for life imprisonment and whipping not less than six times upon conviction.

source – Astro Awani


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