Man charged with contractor’s 2011 murder
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.
Syaiful Afikin Mohd Firus at the magistrate’s court in Kota Baru yesterday.