Following the fatal accident which happened on Sunday (25 April), the 69-year-old Toyota Hilux driver who run the red lights and caused the death of a woman in Bandar Muar, Johor has been arrested and charged with murder.
As reported by Sinar Harian, the Toyota Hilux driver, Gui Chui was arraigned in the Muar Magistrate’s Court today (27 April) on the charge of murder the 41-year-old woman identified as Norain Abu Samah.
During the hearing, Gui Chui only nodded when the charge was read in Mandarin in front of Magistrate Zuraidah Abu Bakar. No confession was recorded from the accused as the murder case is under the jurisdiction of the High Court.
If found guilty of murder, he will face a mandatory death sentence in accordance with Section 302 of the Penal Code.
The prosecution was conducted by Deputy Public Prosecutor Putera Amirool Faez Suhasi while the accused was represented by lawyer RK Balakrishnan.
The courts did not gave a bail and had set the case to be mentioned again on 25 May after the submission of the victim’s autopsy report, chemical report and report from the Computerized Vehicle Inspection Center (Puspakom).
The accident was caught by a netizen where Gui Chui had ran the red lights at the Temenggong Ahmad Bypass traffic light at Jalan Pintasan Bandar Muar and crashing into the Myvi driven by the victim.
As a result, the Myvi driver was killed in the scene and her daughter was seriously injured.