KUALA LUMPUR: A gynaecologist claimed trial in a Sessions Court here to a charge of manslaughter in the death of the son-in-law of Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
Dr Ting Teck Chin, 36, pleaded not guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder under Section 304(b) of the Penal Code for the death of Datuk Syed Alman Syed Alwi on June 1.
The alleged offence took place between 6pm and 7pm at a dental centre in Jalan Telawi, Bangsar.
Dr Ting faces a 10-year-jail term, a fine or both.
Sessions judge Zainal L Saleh set bail at RM20,000 with one surety.
It was reported that Syed Alman fell unconscious while undergoing surgery at the centre.
He was rushed to University Malaya Medical Centre where he was pronounced dead.