Public Prosecutor v Muhammad Firdaus Bin Kiamel

CourtDistrict Court (Singapore)
JudgeKamala Ponnampalam
Judgment Date09 July 2008
Neutral Citation[2008] SGDC 183
Citation[2008] SGDC 183
Publication Date21 August 2008
Plaintiff CounselASP Zainal
Defendant CounselJailani

9 July 2008

District Judge Kamala Ponnampalam:

1. This Grounds of Decision arises from an appeal by the Prosecution against sentence.

2. The Accused, Muhammad Firdaus Bin Kiamel, pleaded guilty to 9 counts of theft from motor vehicles. 38 other similar charges were taken into consideration for purpose of sentencing.

The Charges

DAC 10183/2008 (1st Charge)
You,
Muhammad Firdaus Bin Kiamel, Male/24 years old
IC No.: S8412649G
Nationality: Singaporean

are charged that you, on 20th day of January 2008 at or about 4.49 a.m., at the multi storey car park of Blk 159A Hougang St 11, Singapore, did commit theft of a cash card serial no. xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx from a van GU4843P in the possession of Yeo Yean Wan and you have thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

DAC 12076/2008 (5th Charge)
You,
Muhammad Firdaus Bin Kiamel, Male/24 years old
IC No.: S8412649G
Nationality: Singaporean

are charged that you, on or before 17th January 2008 at unknown car park in Singapore, did commit theft of a cash card bearing serial number: xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx valued at S$34.35/-, in the possession of unknown owner and you have thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

DAC 12078/2008 (7th Charge)
You,
Muhammad Firdaus Bin Kiamel, Male/24 years old
IC No.: S8412649G
Nationality: Singaporean

are charged that you, on or before 19th January 2008 at unknown car park in Singapore, did commit theft of a cash card bearing serial number: xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx valued at S$22.45/-, in the possession of unknown owner and you have thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

DAC 14161/2008 (10th Charge)
You,
Muhammad Firdaus Bin Kiamel, Male/24 years old
IC No.: S8412649G
Nationality: Singaporean

are charged that you, on or before 22nd January 2008 at unknown car park in Singapore, did commit theft of a cash card bearing serial number: xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxxx valued at S$26.78/-, in the possession of unknown owner and you have thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

DAC 14164/2008 (13th Charge)
You,
Muhammad Firdaus Bin Kiamel, Male/24 years old
IC No.: S8412649G
Nationality: Singaporean

are charged that you, on or before 29th January 2008 at unknown car park in Singapore, did commit theft of a cash card bearing serial number: xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx valued at S$107.00/-, in the possession of unknown owner and you have thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

DAC 14176/2008 (25th Charge)
You,
Muhammad Firdaus Bin Kiamel, Male/24 years old
IC No.: S8412649G
Nationality: Singaporean

are charged that you, on or before 9th February 2008 at unknown car park in Singapore, did commit theft of a cash card bearing serial number: xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx valued at S$14.59/-, in the possession of unknown owner and you have thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

DAC 14180/2008 (29th Charge)
You,
Muhammad Firdaus Bin Kiamel, Male/24 years old
IC No.: S8412649G
Nationality: Singaporean

are charged that you, on or before 10th February 2008 at unknown car park in Singapore, did commit theft of a cash card bearing serial number: xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx valued at S$20.70/-, in the possession of unknown owner and you have thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

DAC 14181/2008 (30th Charge)
You,
Muhammad Firdaus Bin Kiamel, Male/24 years old
IC No.: S8412649G
Nationality: Singaporean

are charged that you, on or before 13th February 2008 at unknown car park in Singapore, did commit theft of a cash card bearing serial number: xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx valued at S$40.50/-, in the possession of unknown owner and you have thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

DAC 14183/2008 (32nd Charge)
You,
Muhammad Firdaus Bin Kiamel, Male/24 years old
IC No.: S8412649G
Nationality: Singaporean

are charged that you, on or before 19th February 2008 at unknown car park in Singapore, did commit theft of a cash card bearing serial number: xxxx xxxx xxxx xxxx valued at S$16.98/-, in the possession of unknown owner and you have thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

Statement of Facts

3. The Accused admitted to the facts tendered by the prosecution without qualification. The facts are reproduced here:

“1. The accused is Muhammad Firdaus Bin Kiamel, Male, 24 years old, Singapore citizen. The accused was previously employed as a car park enforcement officer with Sembenviro Management Pte Ltd and assigned to carry out car park enforcement rounds in Hougang area. His job scope was to check whether vehicles displayed valid parking coupons. Accused committed all the offences when he was on car park enforcement rounds in Hougang area. Accused committed the offences by stealing cash cards left in the in- vehicle unit of motorcycles only.

FACTS RELATING TO THE 1ST CHARGE (DAC- 10183- 2008)
(Theft from Motor vehicle under...

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