Traditional healer charged with murder


KUALA LUMPUR: A traditional healer has been charged in the Ampang Magistrate’s Court here with murdering a patient.

Che Hong Chiew, 51, nodded after the charge was read out to her yesterday before magistrate Amalina Basirah Md Top, but no plea was recorded as the case is under the jurisdiction of the High Court.

The healer was charged with the murder of Lim Sin Lue, 41, in the living room of her house in Jalan Perdana 2/20, Pandan Perdana here between 4.45pm and 5pm on July 27, according to Bernama.

Lim was said to have gone to the healer’s house for treatment.

Che was charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder, which provides for the death sentence upon conviction.

The court set Oct 13 for further case mention. Deputy public prosecutor Annur Athirah Amran prosecuted while Che was unrepresented.

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