IPOH: A father and son were among three people charged at a Magistrate’s Court here for the murder of a 29-year-old man at a morning market in Jalan Hospital on Sunday.
No plea was recorded from Ramli Lot, 60, his son Ismail Rizwan Ramli, 34, and their relative Mohd Fuzi Ab Manaf, 47, after they were jointly charged before Magistrate Noor Azreen Liana Mohd Darus yesterday.
According to the charge sheet, the victim, Muhammad Noor Faqih Mohamed Ariffin, 29, was murdered between 9.50am and 11.05am on Nov 25 at a morning market near a flat on Jalan Hospital.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Sufi Aiman Azmi told the court that the authorities were still waiting for the results of the post-mortem.
Sufi Aiman then requested that the court send Ramli to Hospital Bahagia Ulu Kinta for a mental evaluation.
Lawyer Mohd Hakim Hamran, who represented the three accused, told the court that Ramli will undergo an MRI scan at Raja Permaisuri Hospital on Dec 27.
“In 2013, Ramli underwent surgery to remove a tumour in his head.
“He was then diagnosed with depression, emotional and anger issues,” he said.
On Nov 25, Perak Police Chief comm Datuk Mior Faridalathrash Wahid said the victim was believed to have been killed during a fight over an allegedly stolen portable speaker in front of a stall at Flat Ashby, Jalan Hospital.
Noor Azreen fixed Jan 3 for mention.