Bail applications dismissed for seven defendants in college student murder case

KOTA KINABALU: Bail applications by seven defendants charged in the murder of a college student in March have been dismissed by the Tawau High Court on Thursday (June 13).

Judge Datuk Duncan Sikodol made the decision after reviewing affidavits and arguments presented by both the defence and prosecution.

The case has been scheduled for remention on June 27, 2024, at the Lahad Datu Magistrates Court.

The seven were among the 13 defendants jointly charged in the murder of 17-year-old Mohamad Nazmie Aizzat Mohd Narul Narul Azwan, at Bilik Asrama 7 Resak and 5 Belian, Lahad Datu Vocational College, between 9pm on March 21 and 7.38am on March 22.

They were charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code, read together with Section 34 of the same law.

Seven of the 13 students were represented by lawyers Datuk Ram Singh, Kamarudin Mohmad Chinki, Chen Wen Jye and Amirul Amin Rashid.

Another teenager was represented by lawyer Abdul Gani Zelika, while the other five were not represented.

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