KUALA LUMPUR — July 10, 2020: The High Court has sentenced six men to death for murdering deputy public prosecutor Kevin Morais five years ago.
The six are former military doctor R. Kunaseegaran, R. Dinishwaran, AK Thinesh Kumar, M. Vishwanath, S. Nimalan and S. Ravi Chandaran. They murdered Morais on September 4, 2015.
After the proceedings, Morais’ younger brother Richard read a statement on behalf of the family.
Morais’ colleagues from the Attorney-General Chambers and Solicitor-General Abdul Razak Musa were present to hear the decision.
Razak told reporters that most of the senior legal officers in court today had worked with Morais and were thankful for today’s decision.
The trial started in January 2016 and heard testimonies from 70 witnesses.