Over 700,000 sign petitions on behalf of clerk convicted over mat lajak deaths

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 700,000 signatures have been added to online petitions on behalf of Sam Ke Ting, who was sentenced to six years in prison over the 2017 deaths of eight teenagers on "basikal lajak".

The 27-year-old clerk was sent straight to prison on Wednesday (April 13) when the Johor Baru High Court overturned two previous Magistrate's Court acquittals.

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