Two Indian Youths acquitted over slashing incident during temple festival

Two Indian Youths acquitted over slashing incident during temple festival

 

The Kuala Lumpur Session court today released two Indian youths for a Section 326 of Penal Code charge against them.

The Session court judge Puan Rohatul Akmar Binti Abdullah found that the prosecution failed to raise a prima facie case.

The duo, M.Ravindran, 19 and M.Paramasivam, 21 were discharged amounting to acquittal (DAA).

Both youths were charged committing a crime in slashing another two Indian youths in Sentul on 19 June 2016 causing injury on the victims.

Section 326 of Penal Code – Voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous means which carries 20 year imprisonment and caning.

When passing her remarks, Sessions Court Judge Puan Rohatul Akmar said that there are elements which are not satisified to convict both the accused under the said offence.

The judge further continued by highlighting on the medical report without the doctor’s name examining the victims, no report on identification parade were given, no blood test was done and finger prints were not submitted for examination.

Thus the inappropriate and weak probe conducted by the police led the defence to break the case.

The case was prosecuted by DPP Norazlin binti Mohamad Yusoff, while both the accused were represented by counsel Muniandy Vestanathan and Dinesh Muthal