KAJANG: A housewife was charged with murder in the Magistrate’s Court here Friday for murdering of her three-year-old daughter.
Nor Nazierah Rahmat, 26, was charged with murdering Nur Umairah Zainol Abdullah, the older of two siblings, at their house at Flat Sri Inang, Jalan Sri Inang Balakong, Kajang here between 11am last July 17 and 5am the following day.
The woman, with tears streaming down her cheeks, nodded her head after the charge was read before Magistrate Abdul Jalil Salam Muhamad.
However, no plea was recorded.
The charge, under Section 302 of the Penal Code, carries the mandatory death sentence upon conviction.
The Court set Sept 23 for mention pending completion of the medical and post-mortem reports.
The prosecution was conducted by deputy public prosecutor S. Abirami, while the woman was unrepresented. – Bernama