Three Navy per­son­nel charged over as­sault, death of col­leagues

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LUMUT: Three Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) per­son­nel were charged in the Seri Man­jung Mag­is­trate’s Court yes­ter­day in con­nec­tion with the death and as­sault of two col­leagues at the Sun­gai Wangi de­ten­tion unit , Si­ti­awan, last Sept 29.

The ac­cused – Mohd Izhri­fikri Roslee, 29; Hamzah Zakaria, 35; and Mohd Farid Musa, 32 – all with the rank of se­nior sea­man were on duty at the de­ten­tion unit at that time.

Mohd Izhri­fikri was charged with caus­ing the death of Nik Muham­mad Bai­haqy Nik Mat, 28, at the train­ing field of the de­ten­tion unit be­tween 0.30 am and 3.20 pm last Sept 29.

He was also charged with caus­ing the death of Muham­mad Lailat­uli­man Mohd Sukri, 26, at the same time, date and place.

The charge, framed un­der Sec­tion 302 of the Pe­nal Code, pro­vides the death sen­tence upon con­vic­tion.

How­ever, no plea was recorded from Mohd Izhri­fikri af­ter the charges were read out be­fore Mag­is­trate Nur Shaqira Ibrahim.

The court set Dec 12 for men­tion pend­ing the chemist and port mortem re­ports, as well as other doc­u­ments.

As for Hamzah, he faced two counts of vol­un­tar­ily caus­ing hurt on Nik Muham­mad Bai­haqy and Muham­mad Lailat­uli­man at the walk­way in front of the de­ten­tion room at 10.30 am on Sept 29.

The third ac­cused, Mohd Farid Musa, was charged with vol­un­tar­ily caus­ing hurt on Nik Muham­mad Bai­haqy at the se­cu­rity of­fice of the de­ten­tion unit at 12.30 am last Sept 28.

They pleaded not guilty and claimed trial to their re­spec­tive charges. - Ber­nama

The three Navy per­son­nel were charged in con­nec­tion with the death and as­sault of two col­leagues at the Sun­gai Wangi de­ten­tion unit , Si­ti­awan, last Sept 29. - Ber­nama photo

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