KUALA LUMPUR: A magistrate’s court here has set Jan 7 for the mention of the case of the six accused of the killing of deputy public prosecutor Datuk Anthony Kevin Morais.
Magistrate Siti Radziah Kamaruddin set the new date after the prosecution requested for more time to receive documents including telecommunications reports.
She also fixed Jan 7 for the mention of the case of former Army pathologist Colonel Dr R Kunasegaran who was charged with abetting the six with the murder.
The defence team led by Datuk S. Sivananthan raised no objections.
G Kunasegaran, 47, R. Dinishwaran , 23, A.K. Thinesh Kumar, 22, M. Visvanath, 25, Student S. Nimalan, 22 and debt collector S. Ravi Chandran , 44 are suspected to have murdered the DPP along Jalan Dutamas Raya Sentul to No1 Jalan USJ1/6D, Subang Jaya on Sept 4.
They face a mandatory death sentence if convicted under Section 302 of the Penal Code
Kunasegaran was charged under Section 109 of the Penal Code for abetting the murder at the same place, time and date.
Morais’ body was found in a concrete filled drum along Persiaran Subang Mewah, Subang Jaya on Sept 16 after being reported as missing.
He was last seen on Sept 4 leaving his condominium in Menara Duta heading to his office in Putrajaya.