Man charged with mother's murder, mutilating her body


PARIT BUNTAR: A man was charged at the Magistrate’s Court here on Tuesday (June 14) with murdering his mother and hacking her into 15 pieces which were disposed of in a septic tank at a house.

No plea was recorded from Ng Yu Lim, 42, after the charge was read out to him before Magistrate Muhammad Syaiful Akmal Mohamad Razi.

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He was charged with murdering Ong Suan Bee, 68, at a house in Taman Kerian here between 2.30am and 3am on May 26.

The charge framed under Section 302 of the Penal Code provides the death sentence upon conviction.

A Deputy Public Prosecutor appeared for the prosecution while the accused was unrepresented.

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The court fixed July 27 to obtain a medical report.

On June 4, police arrested the accused following a foul stench which led to the discovery of 15 dismembered body parts of an elderly woman in a septic tank and seized a machete, two knives, and other items believed to have been used by the suspect.

The suspect, who is the eldest of three siblings, had received treatment as a mental patient at a private hospital in Penang 20 years ago.

The suspect had not received any follow-up treatment for his condition since then, police said. - Bernama

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