39 witnesses expected in teenage cyclists case
JOHOR BARU: The prosecution in the case against 22-year-old salesgirl Sam Ke Ting, who was charged with driving recklessly and in a dangerous manner that led to the death of eight teenage cyclists three months ago, is expected to call 39 witnesses during the trial.
These witnesses will probably include injured victims in the crash, experts involved in the investigation and other witnesses who saw the deadly crash on Feb 18.
Yesterday, the magistrate’s court here postponed proceedings to allow Sam’s lawyers to scrutinise documents submitted to court regarding the witnesses, who were expected to be called by the prosecution.
Magistrate Siti Hajar Ali fixed June 15 for a final re-mention to set dates for the trial.
Johor Deputy Public Prosecutors Office director Roslan Mat Nor said the prosecution was ready to begin the trial.