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Influencer jailed for stealing food from a supermarket, including a BROCCOLI

A Malaysian influencer has been jailed for stealing £18 worth of food from a supermarket – including broccoli.

Rumaisyah Yahya, 31, was jailed for a day and fined RM400 (£70) after being found guilty of theft.

Malaysian blogger Rumaisyah Yahya was sentenced to one day in prison on Thursday for stealing several items from a shopping mall

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Malaysian blogger Rumaisyah Yahya was sentenced to one day in prison on Thursday for stealing several items from a shopping mallPhoto credit: Rumaisyah Yahya/CEN

The pretty influencer was also caught with air freshener, soap and toothpaste.

According to her lawyer, Rumaisyah, who is also a yoga teacher, stole the goods “out of necessity.”

After putting the items in her bag, she walked to another part of the supermarket before leaving the supermarket without paying.

She was then stopped by a security guard who discovered she had shoplifted.

Lawyer Muhammad Rhastdan Abdul Wahab asked the court for leniency, saying his client does not have a stable income and supports a 65-year-old mother.

He also said that Yahya stole the items out of necessity and it was her first offense.

He said: “The client is remorseful and asks to be given a second chance.”

However, deputy prosecutor Sheryn Yong Shi Yee reportedly asked the judge to make an example of her.

However, Judge Nurul Izzah Shaharuddin took into account the defense’s pleas and sentenced Yahya to one day in prison and a £70 fine after she pleaded guilty.

The court also ruled that if she fails to pay the fine, she will serve a three-day prison sentence.

Yahya, who has since deactivated her Instagram account, had more than 200,000 followers on the social media platform.

Elsewhere, a British TikToker’s jaw dropped after going through airport security 300,000 pounds of cocaine unearthed from his suitcase.

Modou Adams, who once flaunted his glamorous lifestyle on social media, is now in prison in Peru for almost seven years after he was caught with almost three kilos of cocaine.

And social media users were stunned when the TikTok account of an influencer jailed for murder was still active despite his alleged role in the murder of two men.

Mahek Bukhari, 23, hatched a plan to silence Saqib Hussain, 21, after blackmailing her over sex videos.

The courts also ruled that Yahya must serve a three-day prison sentence if she fails to pay her £70 fine

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The courts also ruled that Yahya must serve a three-day prison sentence if she fails to pay her £70 finePhoto credit: Rumaisyah Yahya/CEN

Curtis Crabtree

Curtis Crabtree is a WSTNewsPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Curtis Crabtree joined WSTNewsPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: charlesjones@wstnewspost.com.

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