Thursday, August 11, 2016
Three plead not guilty to attack on village chief, fourth still at large
MIRI: Three of the accused in the alleged attack on Tuai Rumah Jambai Jali and his wife, Bibi Unding, on November 26 last year pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The three accused, Mohamad Fitri Fauzi, 27, Raymond Sim Yeat Choon, 27, Tu Kah Chiong, 27, were produced at the Miri Sessions Court this morning (Aug 11) and charged under Section 427 for committing mischief and Section 307 for attempted murder, read together with Section 34 of the Penal Code.
Sim was arrested on Wednesday night (Aug 10) while a fourth suspect, Kong Ching Bing aka ‘Ah Kiang’, 26, is still at large.
The Miri Sessions Court has set Sept 7 this year for case management while their trial will be Nov 14-16 and Dec 28-30.
Further investigation by police revealed that the attack was linked to NCR land disputes in Bekelit, Bekenu.
The suspects allegedly assaulted Jambai and his wife with a samurai sword and baseball bat at Jalan Pujut-Miri.
Mohamad Fitri has also been charged in the shooting murder of social activist Bill Kayong under Section 302 of the Penal Code.
Posted by Suara Sarawak at 8/11/2016 08:27:00 PM