‘Probe to go on de­spite sus­pect’s re­lease’

New Straits Times - - News -

KOTA TINGGI: In­ves­ti­ga­tions into the death of Mo­hamad Thaqif Amin Mohd Gadaffi, 11, who was al­legedly beaten by an as­sis­tant war­den, 29, at his tah­fiz school, will con­tinue de­spite the re­lease of the sus­pect on a RM20,000 court bond yes­ter­day.

Jo­hor Crim­i­nal In­ves­ti­ga­tion De­part­ment chief Datuk Ka­marul Za­man Ma­mat said there would be no let-up in the probe and that in­ves­ti­ga­tors were wait­ing for the re­sults of the post-mortem.

Yes­ter­day, the sus­pect, who had been de­tained since April 22, was taken to the Ses­sions Court here at the end of his re­mand pe­riod.

He was re­leased on a RM20,000 bond after Ses­sions Court judge Salawati Djam­bari al­lowed an ap­pli­ca­tion by Kota Tinggi Crim­i­nal In­ves­ti­ga­tion De­part­ment chief As­sis­tant Su­per­in­ten­dent Mohd Fairos Ith­nin.

He was re­leased un­der Sec­tion 118 of the Crim­i­nal Pro­ce­dure Code.

Present was the sus­pect’s older brother.

PIC BY ZULKA­R­NAIN AH­MAD TA­JUD­DIN

The as­sis­tant war­den out­side the court yes­ter­day.

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