A 31-year-old Malaysian man has been sentenced to four years’ jail here for possessing terror-related material. The suspect, Muhammad Hanif Ismail, pleaded guilty to two counts and was sentenced to two years’ jail for each charge.
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High Court judge A B Karim noted that “even though the offences only started with possession of terrorism-related material, they can lead to real terrorism, which does not need borders to happen”.
Police also found several black and white stickers – suspected to be the logo of the dreaded ISIS – and a pen drive in his family home.
His parents confirmed that the material belonged to him.