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Special Branch Murder: Police Corporal Told To Enter Defence

Last update: 08/03/2018
PUTRAJAYA, March 8 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal here today ordered a corporal from the Bukit Aman Special Branch to enter his defence to the charge of murdering a colleague, who was found shot in the head, four years ago.

Justice Datuk Wira Mohtarudin Baki, who led a three-man bench, set aside the Kuala Lumpur High Court order of acquitting Corporal Wan Masrul Faiezie Wan Mustapha, 37, from a charge of killing 37-year-old Lans Corporal T. Thivakar.

Mohtarudin made the decision after allowing the prosecution's appeal against the High Court decision to release and acquit Wan Masrul Faiezie at the end of the prosecution's case without calling him to enter defence.

Mohtarudin, who sat with justices Datuk Kamardin Hashim and Datuk Abdul Karim Abdul Jalil, also ordered the respondent to be remanded until the case was settled.

"The prosecution's appeal has merit. The appeal is allowed, the High Court Judge's order has been set aside and replaced with an order for the accused to enter his defence ," he said, adding that March 20 was set for the next mention.....


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