Man charged with con­trac­tor’s 2011 mur­der

New Straits Times - - NEWS / NATION -

KOTA BARU: A busi­ness­man may face the death sen­tence af­ter he was charged at the mag­is­trate’s court here with mur­der­ing a con­trac­tor seven years ago.

The ac­cused, Syai­ful Afikin Mohd Firus, 41, nod­ded af­ter the charges were read out to him be­fore mag­is­trate Ka­marul Hasy­ime Rosli.

How­ever, no con­fes­sion was recorded from the ac­cused.

Ac­cord­ing to the charge sheet, Syai­ful and an­other in­di­vid­ual, who is at large, were jointly charged with mur­der­ing con­trac­tor Saw Yiew Siang, 56, at a gar­den in Kam­pung Kubang Palas, Bin­jai, be­tween Oct 3, 2011, and Oct 4, 2011.

PIC BY SYAMSI SUHAIMI

Syai­ful Afikin Mohd Firus at the mag­is­trate’s court in Kota Baru yes­ter­day.

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