Brutal Murder of 17 Years Old Teen in Kota Kinabalu
Suppose to be a happy night out with friends turn sorrow when a 17 years old teen were brutally murdered in front of a night pub outlet, Siam Thai bar in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The incident took place when the 17 years old deceased victim, known as Yaccob Nasran leave the night pub around 4:16AM and encounter a lover sprawl between a man and a woman, who work as a waitress in near by night pub.
According to police statement, the victim tried to persuade the man to calm down, however this lead to provocation of the angry man and he and his cousin started to attacked the victim and his nearby friends. Report stated 3 more teen (other than murder victim) were seriously injured during the scuffle.
The man and his cousin used a ‘parang’ or ‘machete’ to attack the victim and his friends. The victim, Yaccob Nasran were seen taken a serious wounds when protecting a female friend from getting hurt. This lead to massive blood lost due to deep cut in forehead and neck.
The suspect flee the scene after attacking the youth. According to police report, the suspect duo had been apprehended the next morning in their house in Bukit padang, no report on penalty yet. The suspect duo are from Bugis descendant which are over shadowed with crimes and murder in Kota Kinabalu. Malaysia’s state Sabah are populated by immigrant workers whom committed crimes largely in recent years.
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The murder suspect duo had been apprehended. According to Kota Kinabalu OCPD Asst Comm Chandra Muthu, four other people who worked at a pub nearby – one of whom is the ex-wife of one of the suspects – were also detained to assist in investigations. The police authority still investigate on the real motive of the killing, is it by coincident or planned by the above 6 suspects?
KOTA KINABALU: The magistrate’s court here today charged a pub bouncer with the recent murder of a teenage boy. Mohd Azmin Lidin, 28, from Kampung Cenderamata Likas, was charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murdering 18-year-old Yaacob Nasran between 3.30am and 4.30am outside the Siam Thai Bar, Jalan Asia City here, on Dec 15.
The accused appeared to smile when the charge was read to him before Magistrate Jessica Ombou Kakayun. The offense carries a death penalty, if convicted. No plea was recorded and Mohd Azmin was remanded further, as the offense has no provision for bail. Kakayun fixed Feb 7 for re-mention of the case, pending necessary documents from the prosecution. Prosecuting officer Inspector P. Nathan prosecuted, while lawyer Datuk Rakhbir Singh represented the defendant.
In the event on Dec 15, Yaacob, along with his brother and six other friends, were attacked by a group of men armed with swords. Yaacob was slashed to death while protecting a friend from getting slashed. Several others, including the deceased’s brother, were injured.