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Widow of Cradle Fund CEO posts bail

Samirah Muzaffar

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PUTRAJAYA, May 29, 2019: Samirah Muzaffar, the widow of Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan, today posted bail of RM500,000 pending her trial on September 3 for his murder following a Federal Court decision yesterday for her to be released on RM500,000 bail with two sureties.

Samirah, 44, who covered her head with a shawl, was seen entering a black Volkswagen at the police lock-up area. Two female individuals believed to be her family members were present at the registry for documentation.

Samirah, a former senior executive at Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia, two teenagers and Indonesian national Eka Wahyu Lestari, who is still at large, were charged with the murder of Nazrin at a house in Mutiara Damansara in June last year.

Yesterday, a five-man bench of the apex court led by Justice Tan Sri Azahar Mohamed allowed Samirah’s application to be released on bail. It imposed several conditions on her, including for her to surrender her passport to the court and reporting to the police forthnightly.

She must also remain indoor from 6 pm to 8 am and is prevented from attending public places and public functions except on family and religious matters.

Samirah must also not leave Kuala Lumpur or Petaling Jaya without leave of court. — Bernama

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