KULAI – Two men were charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today in connection with the death of their friend who was murdered two months ago.
Hon Lih Ting, 32, and Cheng Pei Hua, 33, nodded after the charge was read out before Magistrate Ahmad Farid Ahmad Kama, but no plea was recorded.
Hon and Cheng were charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code with the murder of Lam Kok Poh, 28, an offence which provides the death sentence, if found guilty.
They were alleged to have committed the offence between midnight and 2 am last July 16 at Jalan Berturap Kampung Melayu, Jalan Besar Kulai-Simpang Renggam, Bukit Batu near here.
The court set Oct 16 for mention.
The prosecution was conducted by prosecuting officer Insp Mohamad Ruslan Mohamed, while lawyers Muhammad Abd Kadri and Yap Che Kai represented the accused. – BERNAMA