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Friday, December 23, 2016

Bouncer charged with murder of college student in Asia City

KOTA KINABALU - A 28-year- old pub bouncer has been charged with the murder of college student Yaacob Nasran.

The accused, Mohd Azmin Lidin, was charged under Section 302 of Penal Code before Magistrate Jessica Ambou Kakayuh.

No plea was recorded.

He was accused of killing Yaacob outside the Mee Siam Thai Bar between 3.30am and 4.30am on Dec 15.

Police prosecutor Insp P. Nathan led the prosecution while Azmin was represented by lawyer Rakhbir Singh.

The offence under the Code is not bailable and carries the mandatory death sentence if the accused is found guilty.

Magistrate Kakayun fixed Feb 7 for next mention of the case.

Five other suspects involved in the killing of Yaacob are still in remand.

A few relatives of of Azmin were seen at the court house when he was brought to court early Friday.

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