Woman freed of murder of Singapore businessman
ALOR STAR, May 7 — The High Court here today acquitted a motivator of a charge of murdering a Singaporean businessman last year.
Judicial Commissioner Mohd Zaki Abdul Wahab freed Tan Chia Mooi, 39, without her defence being called, ruling that the prosecution had failed to establish a prima facie case against her.
Tan was charged with the murder of Arthur Lee Wee Guan, 59, between 9.30pm on March 20 and 2.30am on March 21, 2011 at Km8.3, Jalan Gunung Jerai, Gurun.
The charge under the Penal Code carries the death penalty upon conviction. — Bernama