Bouncer gets death sentence for killing student

Mohd Azmin (middle)after the sentencing today.

KOTA KINABALU: The High Court here today sentenced a former Siam Thai Bar bouncer to death by hanging on his neck for killing a college student, two years ago.

Justice Nurchaya Hj Arshad found Mohd Azmin Lidin, 29, guilty of the offence under Section 302 of the Penal Code which carries the mandatory death sentence, upon conviction.

The accused, who was represented by counsel Dato’ Seri Rakhbir Singh, was convicted of murdering Yaacob Nasran, 18, not far from the bar at Asia City here between 4am and 4.30am on December 15, 2016.

Deputy public prosecutor Gan Peng Kun prosecuted.

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