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Man Charged with Murder After Raping Sleeping 40-Year-Old Woman in Her House

today7 September 2021

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(source: Kosmo)

According to NST, a herdsman was charged at the Magistrate Court (Municipal) over the murder of a woman at her house in Taman Seruling Emas, Sungai Bakap on 28 August.

However, no plea was recorded from the accused, M. Kirubakaran, 29, after the charges were read to him before Magistrate Aziana Azib, today (7 Sept).

He was charged for committing murder and causing the death of Lee Ling Tee, 40, in a house at Jalan Permatang Ara, Taman Seruling Emas, Sungai Bakap between 3am and 4am on 28 Aug.

The charge was framed under Section 302 of the Penal Code which carries the mandatory death sentence upon conviction. Kirubakaran also pleaded guilty to two separate charges of administering drugs into his system.

The case will be mentioned again on 8 Nov while waiting for the pathology and autopsy report. The accused was not allowed bail too.

To recap, a clerk was believed to have been suffocated to death after she was raped and sodomised by a…

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Written by: Karissa Lund