KUALA LUMPUR — Sept. 18, 2018: Sungai Besar Umno division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md. Yunos today pleaded not guilty to a charge of leaving the country illegally on May 25.
Jamal, 48, was charged with having no reasonable cause to have left Malaysia through unauthorised routes.
The court set bail at RM4,000 in one surety and fixed September 24 for mention.
Last May 25, Jamal went missing after he was charged at a hospital with committing public nuisance by smashing beer bottles outside the State Secretariat building in Shah Alam last year. He was charged at the hospital after being admitted for backache.
On July 11, Jamal was fined RM400 for the offence. — Bernama