MALAYSIA: BANGLADESHI MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDERING FELLOW COUNTRYMAN TWO YEARS AGO
July 28, 2020:
A Bangladeshi man on 28 July 2020 was sentenced to death by the High Court in George Town, Malaysia, after he was found guilty for the murder of a countryman two years ago. (Sources: Bernama, 28/07/2020)
Judge Mohd Radzi Abdul Hamid meted out the sentence on Mohammad Jobi Ullah, 40, after finding the defence having failed to raise reasonable doubts against the prosecution’s case.
Mohammad Jobi, a labourer, was charged with murdering Minto, 40, who was also his housemate, at Jalan Megat Harun, Taman Jasa, Bukit Mertajam, at 11.15am on 25 March 2018.
Deputy public prosecutor Yasinnisa Begam Seeni Mohideen prosecuted, while lawyer K. Thanges represented Mohammad Jobi.