KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama): A 21-year-old maid was sentenced to a total of 26 months’ jail and fined RM7,000, in default seven months’ jail by the Ampang magistrate’s court here for stealing a luxury vehicle and other items belonging to her employer.
Magistrate Haslinda A.Raof handed down the sentence on Siti Amirah Amirullah, 21, after she changed her plea to guilty at Wednesday’s (Oct 10) proceeding which was fixed for mention.
On the first count, she was charged with stealing a Toyota Vellfire multi-purpose vehicle, worth RM150,000, belonging to Nur Afifa Abd Aziz, 30, who owns a cleaning company.
Siti Amirah was also charged with stealing Nur Afifa’s Louis Vuitton handbag, a Swarovski watch and RM5,000.
Both offences were committed at a car park of Desaku 2 Condominium, Jalan Melati Indah 1, Kemensah Heights here between 8pm last Aug 30 and 12.30pm the following day.
She was jailed for 14 months and fined RM5,000 for the first offence and 12 months’ jail and RM2,000 fine for the second charge, with the jail sentences to be served concurrently from the date of her arrest, which was Aug 31.
In mitigation, Siti Amirah, who was unrepresented, said she was remorseful.
According to the facts of the case, a friend of Nur Afifa’s husband spotted the MPV in Batu Caves and contacted the couple, knowing that they were not at home.
The couple then used the GPS tracking device to locate the car and found the maid with a man at the wheel of the Vellfire heading towards Tanjung Malim, Perak. – Bernama