JOHOR BARU – Two youths were charged at the magistrate’s court today with murdering a security officer last month.
Fong Ling Chiow, 20, and Leong Zhong Hen, 19, were alleged to have murdered Na Kuan Yaw, 25, an officer with a security company in front of a night club in Jalan Austin Height 8/2, about 2.30am on Aug 25.
They were alleged to have committed the offence with three others still at large.
No plea was recorded.
Magistrate Mohd Azlan Shah Mohd Allias fixed Oct 23 for mention.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Muhammad Shafiq Mohd Ghazali prosecuted.
Johor Criminal Investigation Department chief Assistant Commissioner Azman Ayub said the duo were among five suspects arrested following the fight at the club.
“The case was initially investigated for causing a riot before it was reclassified as murder.
“The three other suspects were released on police bail and we are currently tracking down those who are still at large,” he said. – NST