SEPANG: A Libyan student was charged today with causing the death of a Malaysian woman in a hit-and-run accident in Cyberjaya, Malaysia two weeks ago.
He was charged at the magistrate court under Section 302 of the Penal Code which provides the mandatory death sentence upon conviction, local media reported.
The death incidence took place in Cyberjaya, at 7.35pm on Oct 17. CCTV caught a car hit a Telekom Malaysia employee, Wan Amirah Wan Alias, 31, at Shaftsbury Square and ran.
The accused Ahmed Abdullah Ali, 24, is a final year student of an international university here.
No plea was recorded from the accused and the court set Dec 7 for mention pending reports on the victim’s post-mortem and CCTV recording.
He pleaded not guilty. He was represented by Lawyers Mohd Redzuan Mohamed Yusoff, Nur Siti Fairuz Roslan and Dinesh Muthal.
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