Malaysian actor and director Farid Kamil Zahari escapes 13-month jail term following appeal | Malay Mail

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Malaysian actor and director Farid Kamil Zahari escapes 13-month jail term following appeal

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 ― Actor-cum-director Farid Kamil Zahari's 13-months jail term for using criminal force to deter a policeman from discharging his duty, and disorderly conduct in a police station three years ago has been substituted with a RM5,500 finereported that the substitution was allowed by Judicial Commissioner Nurulhuda Nur’aini Mohamad Nor following an appeal from Farid.

Nurulhuda reportedly said she took into account that the appellant had paid compensation in the form of a compound to two persons, including the policemen for causing hurt.Nurulhuda then substituted the 13-month jail term for using criminal force to RM5,000 fine and the four months jail for disorderly conduct to RM500 fine.In June last year, magistrate Nor Ariffin Hisham had imposed the custodial sentence after finding the 40-year-old guilty of both offences.

He was also charged with causing hurt to Nizam and a member of the public, Asyraf Ahmad, at the same place and time. He paid a compound of RM5,000 to Nizam and another RM8,000 to Asyraf as allowed under Section 260 of the Criminal Procedure Code.Farid's datukship was revoked by Sultan of Pahang in February.You May Also Like


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