Officers charged with Bangladeshi detainee’s murder

Two Perlis Immigration officers were tentatively charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with murdering a Bangladeshi detainee on Oct 29.

extrajudicial killingMohd Aminnudin Mohd Yasin, 32, and Zuhairul Effendy Zualkafli, 32, allegedly killed Abu Bakar Siddiqe, 45, in the pantry at Level 2 of the Immigration premises at Kompleks KDN here, between 10pm and 11pm.

The charge under Section 302 of the Penal Code, read with Section 34, carries the mandatory death sentence upon conviction.

Magistrate Nik Mohd Tarmizi Nik Mohd Shukri set Dec 12 for re mention. Deputy public prosecutor Badius Zaman Ahmad appeared for the prosecution while the duo were represented by counsel Rahamathullah Baharudeen.

– Bernama