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Senior citizen charged with murdering brother, sister-in-law

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.

Ng Chun Ming escorted by police. PHOTO: BERNAMA