(File pix) Irma Julyanti Buang, 33, a factory engineer, pleaded not guilty when the charge was read before Judge Datuk Mohd Sufian Abd Razak.

KUALA LUMPUR: A woman who was charged with supporting the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) on social media claimed trial at the High Court here.

Irma Julyanti Buang, 33, a factory engineer, pleaded not guilty when the charge was read before Judge Datuk Mohd Sufian Abd Razak.

The mother of one was charged with supporting the IS via her Google+ account in Johor Baru in January last year and on Apr 20 this year.

The offence under Section 130 J(1)(a) of the Penal Code, provides for life imprisonment, or not for more than 30 years, or fine and forfeiture of property, if convicted.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Muhammad Fadzlan Mohd Noor prosecuted while the accused was unrepresented. The court fixed Nov 29 for mention.

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