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IS supporter charged

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Syed Amir Asyraf Syed Hamdan, in tears, being escorted out of the magistrate court in Sepang yesterday. The 20-year-old lorry driver was charged with five counts of providing support to Islamic State via social media. No plea was recorded. Earlier, he pleaded guilty at the Sessions Court for possessing a hand grenade, a pistol and 24 rounds of ammunition on Aug 27. Judge Harith Sham Mohamed Yasin set Oct 21 for sentencing. — Picture by Bernama