Both men, who are not represented by counsel, was charged under Section 489 (C) of the Penal Code and read together with Section 34 of the same act can be punished with imprisonment of up to 10 years if convicted. Liew also pleaded not guilty in the same court on charges of having two pieces of counterfeit banknotes RM50 and RM10 a piece of paper in a wallet by knowing it is false and with intent to use it as genuine. He allegedly committed the offense at 9.30 pm, at the same place and date under Section 489 (C) of the Penal Code is punishable with imprisonment up to 10 years if convicted.
Earlier, Deputy Public Prosecutor P. Viknesvaran apply for bail of RM15, 000 with one surety for each of the accused is charged. However, Liew apply for bail money was reduced to RM5,000 on the ground, earned income does not irregular and she needs to support his girlfriend is pregnant. Chen requested that the security is reduced to RM1, 000 on the grounds he had mental problems since childhood.
Judge Datuk Liew Jagjit Singh then allowed bail of RM7, 000 with one surety for Liew and ordered Chen to be referred to a psychiatrist after he said he had a mental problem, and set May 6 for mention of the case.