AGC Says No to Dropping Charges Against Actor Farid Kamil

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The Attorney General’s Chambers has rejected Datuk Farid Kamil Zahari’s representation for the five criminal charges against him to be dropped.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Mohamad Firdaous Mohamed Idris informed the matter when the case of the 37-year-old actor and director came up for mention Tuesday (Oct 16) before Magistrate Nor Ariffin Hisham.

The court then retained the five-day trial date beginning Nov 27.

Farid Kamil, when met by reporters, said that he would submit the second representation soon.

For the first and second charges, Farid Kamil was alleged to have caused injury to Ashraf Ahmad, 35, a private company account manager and Constable Muhammad Nizam Jamaluddin, 24, a policeman.

On the third count, Farid Kamil was alleged to have used criminal force on Muhammad Nizam, who was performing his duty as a police officer, while the fourth count, was for disorderly conduct by uttering improper words at Muhammad Nizam at the police station.

Nine days later, on Jan 25, Farid Kamil also pleaded not guilty to using tetrahydrocannabinol or THC drug.