MACHANG: Six men, including three brothers and a schoolteacher, were charged at the Machang Magistrate’s Court with the murder of a trader, while 10 others were charged with rioting in connection with a fatal brawl at a petrol station on Jan 27.
Mohd Azam Seman, 23, Muhammad Zarudin Seman, 27, Mohd Rizal Seman, 37, Che Muhammad Sayusi Che Musa, 29, Mohd Rozi Mohd Nawi, 51, and Abd Rahim Abdul Wahab, 56, who were still at large, were charged with killing Kamsani Mohamed, 39, at a Shell petrol station, Batu 31, Jalan Machang-Kuala Krai here between 12.30am and 1.30am.
They were charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code and read together with Section 34 of the same Code, which provided for the mandatory death sentence upon conviction. No plea was recorded.
Magistrate Amal Razim Alias set April 12 for mention of the case after deputy public prosecutor Datuk Jamil Aripin applied for a new date pending chemical reports.
All the accused who were present in court pleaded not guilty.