2 Malaysians charged for giving ISIS 'financial support'

2 Malaysians charged for giving ISIS 'financial support'

KUALA LUMPUR - Two Malaysian men were charged yesterday with channelling funds to support the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group through a blog.

Financial consultant Rohaimi Abdul Rahim, 37, and car salesman Muhamad Fauzi Misrak, 34, were accused of funding ISIS through their blog, Revolusi Islam.

They were alleged to have committed the offence at a house in Jalan Raja Ali, in Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur, between March 29 and Oct 13.

No plea was recorded.

The offence under Section 130G(c) of the Penal Code is punishable by up to 30 years' prison and a fine.

Magistrate Erry Shahriman Nor Aripin did not allow bail, and fixed Dec 19 for mention to transfer the case to the High Court.

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