20 November 2018
JOHOR BARU: Eight people, including four teenagers, were charged with the murder of a 21-year-old at a school in Skudai last week.
Lim Zhi Hao, 23, Ko Boon Hao, 20, Lim Chin Hoang, 18, and Wong Jiunn Woei, 18, were joined by four youngsters aged between 15 and 17.
All eight accused were alleged to have killed Chia Min Yong at SJK(C) Kuo Kuang 1, Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Skudai, at about 12.30pm on Nov 11.
The charge under Section 302 of the Penal Code carries the mandatory death penalty.
No plea was recorded before magistrate Azureen Sahira Saufee Afandi yesterday.
Chin Hoang was also charged under Section 324 of the same Act with causing hurt to a 15-year-old during the brawl. He claimed trial.
At another magistrate’s court, six people were charged under Section 148 of the Penal Code with possession of dangerous weapons during a riot.
All the accused – Tay Boon Long and Ooi Boon Jet, both 18, along with four others, aged between 14 and 15 – pleaded not guilty.
18 November 2018
12 November 2018
Police arrest 14 suspects for gang-related murder at school charity carnival
Monday, 12 Nov 2018
JOHOR BARU: Police have arrested 14 suspects, mostly youths, to help with investigations into the murder of a young man during a brawl at a school in Skudai, Johor, near here.
The murdered victim has been identified as metal workshop worker Chia Min Yong, aged 21.
He died during a fight with a rival group when he went to a charity carnival organised by the school here at around 12.30pm on Sunday (Nov 11).
Johor CID chief Senior Asst Comm Kamaluddin Kassim said the suspects were aged between 14 and 23. Police arrested them in and around the school compound on the day of the incident.
“All of the suspects belong to two different gangs and this might be the reason behind the brawl, which led to the murder.
“We also remanded the other victim, who sustained injuries from the attack, to assist with the ongoing investigations,” he said when contacted here on Monday (Nov 12).
SAC Kamaluddin added all of the suspects would be remanded for seven days until Nov 18.
Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/11/12/police-arrest-14-suspects-for-gangrelated-murder-at-school-charity-carnival/#7x9G0ryVYEH4zADE.99
11 November 2018
JOHOR BARU: A teenager was killed while another suffered serious injuries during a brazen attack in broad daylight at a school in Skudai here.
The incident happened at around 1pm on Sunday during a carnival at SJKC Kuo Kuang 1 where the victims were former students.
One of the victims, aged 21, died due to serious slash wounds while another victim, 15, is in critical condition and has been sent to Sultanah Aminah Hospital here.
Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching has just arrived at the scene of the crime where she is meeting with the school authorities and the police including Johor Baru North OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Taib Ahmad.
The matter is currently under investigation and 12 suspects have been detained.
Police are still looking for the murder weapons.