Tuesday, March 26

Security guard charged with murdering bank officer


Rosly escorted by policemen to court. — Bernama photo

JOHOR BAHARU: A security guard was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here yesterday for the murder of a bank officer bank two weeks ago.

Rosly Mohd Ismail, 44, allegedly killed Ho Chin Tau, 33, at the 1st floor, HSBC Bank, Jalan Molek 1/10, Taman Molek here at about 3.40 pm on April 17.

Rosly from Bandar Baru Uda here was charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code which carries a mandatory death sentence upon conviction.

The accused, attired in white T-shirt. nodded to indicate he understood when the charges were read before Magistrate Mohd Azlan Shah Allias.

No plea was recorded from the accused and Mohd Azlan Shah fixed May 28 for re-mention.

Earlier, Rosly pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court to causing grievous hurt to bank officer, R Vasantha Devi, 54, with a knife, at the same place, time and date.

Judge Mohamad Haldar Ab Aziz fixed May 28 for re-mention.

Deputy public prosecutor, Khazrin Haffiz Khalil conducted the prosecution while the accused was not represented. — Bernama