IPOH (BERNAMA) – A senior citizen was charged at the Magistrate’s Court in Malaysia yesterday with murdering his brother and sister-in-law last week.
Ng Chun Ming, 61, was alleged to have killed his brother Ng Chun Hon, 64, and sister-in-law Ooi Tin Lu, 59, in the couple’s house at Laluan Bercham Utara 26, Taman Bercham Aman, between 6.45pm on July 6 and 8.20am the following day.
The charge, under Section 302 of the Penal Code, carries the death penalty upon conviction.
No plea was recorded as a murder case is under the High Court’s jurisdiction.
It was reported that the couple was found in a pool of blood, believed to have been bludgeoned to death with a blunt object, in their living room on July 7.
The suspect was arrested in Genting Highlands, Pahang, at 7.45pm on the same day.