Tawau: Woman charged with murder of ex husband, Nurman Bakaratu, whose corpse was found on January 16, 2023. 6 cops and a civilian charged with killing, abetting of same victim


Six cops, one civilian charged with killing, abetting murder of e-hailing driver

Accused face death penalty if convicted according to Sections 109, 302 of Penal Code

Updated 1 day ago · Published on 08 Feb 2023 8:15PM

TAWAU – Six policemen and a civilian were charged in the magistrates’ court here today with killing and abetting the murder of an e-hailing driver last month at an oil palm estate in Tawau.

The policemen Rosdi Rastam, 44, Dennis Anak Enit, 44, Fabian Anak Rungam, 43, Khairul Azman Bakar, 47, Mohd Azlan Sakaran, 39, and a civilian Vivien Fabian, 34, were charged with killing Nurman Bakaratu, 61, near Jalan Anjur Juara, Jalan Apas Batu 5, Tawau between 7.30pm and 11.30pm on January 13.

A senior police officer Datuk Mat Zaki Md Zain, 58, was charged with abetting the murder under Section 109 of the Penal Code read together with Section 302 of the same code, both carry the death penalty if convicted.

The six other accused were charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code read together with Section 34 of the same code.

No plea was recorded from all the accused after the charges were read out before magistrate Dzul Elmy Mohd Yunus as murder falls under the purview of the high court, and the court set April 11 for re-mention. 

On January 30, Nurima Juli, 33, an unemployed woman was charged at the same magistrates’ court with murdering Nurman. – Bernama, February 8, 2023











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