Indonesian national charged with possession of terrorism-related items
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An Indonesian man was charged in the Sessions Court in George Town today with possessions of terrorism-related items linked to the Islamic State (IS) militant group.
Irwanzir, 30, a construction labourer in Balik Pulau here, was alleged to have committed the offence behind a house in Permatang Pasir, Balik Pulau, last Jan 6.
However, no plea was recorded after the charge was read out to him before judge Norsalha Hamzah.
Irwanzir, from Acheh, Indonesia, was charged under Section 130JB(1)(a) of the Penal Code and faced an imprisonment for up to seven years or fine and liable of forfeiture of the items concerned if found guilty.
The court set March 5 for mention.