New Straits Times
Prosecution files appeal in ‘basikal lajak’ case
JOHOR BARU: The prosecution in the trial of a woman charged with reckless driving, which led to the deaths of eight teenage boys riding modified bicycles known as basikal lajak two years ago, filed a notice of appeal yesterday against her acquittal last month. “We believe there are merits in the notice of appeal, especially on certain issues,” Johor state prosecution director Amir Nasruddin said at the court compound here yesterday. Amir filed the notice of appeal at 9.30am and was accompanied by deputy public prosecutor Muhammad Syafiq Mohd Ghazali and Johor Baru South district police headquarters’ Investigation and Enforcement division’s senior investigating officer Assistant Superintendent Mohd Yusop Mohd Ali.