Student charged with murder of Siti Nur Surya


Siti Nur Athirah Azmi, 19, was charged with the murder of her friend Siti Nur Surya Ismail at the Marang Magistrate's Court on Nov 16, 2020. - Bernama

MARANG (Bernama): A Form Six student was charged in the Magistrate's Court here with the murder Siti Nur Surya Ismail.

However, no plea was recorded from Siti Nur Athirah Azmi, 19, after the charge was read out before Magistrate Engku Nurul Ain Engku Muda.

Siti Nur Athirah, who was clad in a purple police lock-up uniform, appeared calm when she arrived at the court at 9.36am on Monday (Nov 16).

She waved to family members waiting for her in the court compound as they called out her name.

According to the charge under Section 302 of the Penal Code, Siti Nur Athirah was alleged to have murdered Siti Nur Suraya, 19, between 8.30am and 9.30am on Nov 1 in a house in Kampung Lubuk Batu, Jalan Bukit Tadok, Telemong, in Hulu Terengganu.

She faces the death sentence if found guilty.

The prosecution was conducted by Deputy Public Prosecutor Amer Abu Bakar Abdullah, while lawyer Mazlan Md Zain, from the National Legal Aid Foundation represented the accused.

The court set Jan 10 next year for mention. – Bernama

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