LUMUT — Oct. 13, 2017: Three Royal Malaysian Navy personnel were charged here today in connection with the death and assault of two colleagues at the Sungai Wangi detention unit in Sitiawan last September 29.
Mohd. Izhrifikri Roslee, 29, Hamzah Zakaria, 35, and Mohd. Farid Musa, 32, all senior seamen, were on duty at the detention unit at that time.
Izhrifikri was charged with causing the death of Nik Muhammad Baihaqy Nik Mat, 28, at the training field of the detention unit. He was also charged with causing the death of Muhammad Lailatuliman Mohd. Sukri, 26.
No plea was recorded from Izhrifikri.
The court set December 12 for mention pending the chemist and post-mortem reports as well as other documents.
Hamzah faces two counts of voluntarily causing hurt on Nik Muhammad and Lailatuliman at the walkway in front of the detention room.
Farid was charged with voluntarily causing hurt on Nik Muhammad at the security office of the detention unit at on Sept. 28.
Hamzah and Farid were allowed bail of RM4,000 in one surety on each count. — Bernama