Uni student fined RM25K for possessing fake cat food packaging

KUALA LUMPUR: A private university student was fined RM25,000 in default six months jail by the Sessions Court here on Tuesday (Sept 20) for possessing 9,130 pieces of fake cat food packaging, last year.

Judge Emelia Kaswati Mohamad Khalid meted out the sentence on Tang Yao Yih, 25, after he pleaded guilty to committing the offence.

Tang was charged with committing the offence at a premises in Jalan Metro Perdana Barat, Kepong at 4pm on Sept 27, 2021.

The charge, under Section 101 (b) of the Trademarks Act 2019, provides for a fine not exceeding RM1mil or imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or both.

Tang paid the fine. – Bernama