KUALA LUMPUR - A taxi driver and his wife were charged in two separate Sessions Courts here with 12 counts of robbing their passengers between August and October.
In judge Azman Mustapha's court, Sulinder Singh Bhajan Singh, 36, faced five counts of robbing beauty care centre manager Lee Lai Ching, 30, accounts assistant Azlina Katiman, 26, student Wan Nur Amira Mohd Nazri, 17, fresh graduate Guan Bee Go, 21, and student Nurul Huda Salihah Nordin, 17.
He allegedly took cash totalling RM380 (S$149), several mobile phones, jewellery, MyKad, school books, house keys and ATM cards from the five.
Sulinder allegedly committed the offences at Desa Petaling, Jalan Bangsar, Taman Tun Dr Ismail and in front of the bus stand next to the government complex in Jalan Duta between Oct 15 and 21 from 10.15am to 4.05pm.
In judge Azwarnida Affandi's court, Sulinder and his wife Harvinderjit Kaur Bachan Singh, 23, were jointly accused of robbing Nor Hazalinda Ismail, 24, Nor Hidayah Hashim, 25, Cherylene Ann Bruyns, 21, and Chong Hui Pin, 29, with a knife.
They robbed the four of their digital cameras, mobile phones, Thai baht and Singapore dollars and cash totalling RM4,440, jewellery, several ATM cards and credit cards.
Both allegedly committed the offences at Taman Salak Selatan, Taman Tasik Titiwangsa and at a taxi stand in Taman Connaught in Cheras from Aug 30 to Oct 19 between 8.20am and 2.30pm.
Sulinder was also charged with three counts of robbing Tee Siew Har, 32, Lim Chiew Mei, 30, and Fatin Nur Ainaa Nasir, 19, of cash totalling RM40, three mobile phones, a power bank and a handbag.