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Woman Involved In Basikal Lajak Case Receives 6-Year Sentence & RM6k Fine For Reckless Driving

today13 April 2022

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Clerk sentenced to 6 years' jail over 'basikal lajak' case | Free Malaysia Today (FMT)

5 years ago, 8 teenagers on their basikal lajak met their demise in a fatal road accident. The driver who hit them, Sim Ke Ting, in her defence stated that she did not see the group of cyclists at the material time.

Just today, Sin Chew reported that High Court, Johor Bahru has sentenced 27-year-old Sim Ke Ting to 6 years’ imprisonment & a fine of RM6,000 following the offence of reckless driving, which resulted in the death of 8 teenagers on modified bicycle (basikal lajak).

Her jail term starts today.

Pemandu wanita kes basikal lajak dipenjara enam tahun, denda RM6,000 - Utusan Digital

Judge Datuk Abu Bakar said various factors were taken into account, including public interest and the submissions of relevant parties in the appeal.

β€œThe act of the respondent of driving in a reckless or dangerous manner has resulted in the loss of 8 lives. The offence committed by the respondent is a grave offence.”

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Written by: Quinny Tan