Clerk to be offered legal assistance after jail sentence, says MCA


KUALA LUMPUR: The clerk, who was sentenced to six several years in jail and sent straight to jail for driving her car into 8 adolescents racing modified bicycles in a dim road, will be made available authorized help, claims MCA.

Having a stance to enable 27-year-previous Sam Ke Ting (pic), who was not granted bail, MCA’s Authorized Affairs Bureau chairman Datuk Tay Puay Chuan reported his workforce would get hold of her household to make the needed arrangements.

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He said MCA would offer her legal support like assisting her with an appeal to ensure she was offered honest and neutral illustration.

“The Significant Court’s decision is a setback for Sam, and we will offer you her the lawful support she demands.

“Not only did the Substantial Courtroom overrule the two Magistrate’s Courts’ prior results this time, but refused to grant her bail.

“We feel the legislation is fair and will undertake each and every work to assist her (Sam) in her appeal,” he explained in a statement on Wednesday (April 13).

Previously on Wednesday, Sam was jailed for 6 years about a lethal highway incident that resulted in the dying of eight youngsters in Jalan Lingkaran Dalam, Johor Baru, at 3.20am on Feb 18, 2017, immediately after two Justice of the peace Courts had before acquitted her on the cost.

This came immediately after the prosecution was thriving in its 2nd enchantment from a Magistrate’s Court docket decision to acquit and discharge Sam, in October very last 12 months (2021) on a cost of reckless or dangerous driving.

On Oct 28, 2019, a Magistrate’s Court listed here acquitted and discharged Sam of the charge at the conclusion of the prosecution’s situation without the need of contacting for her defence.

She was charged beneath Part 41(1) of the Road Transportation Act 1987.

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MCA Youth Authorized Bureau chairman Ryan Ho chimed in a independent assertion expressing the High Court should really look at the potential risks of “basikal lajak” which endangers the protection of street people.

“In deciding on the attribution of duty in this circumstance, the Significant Courtroom need to have taken into account the situation of modified bicycles which endanger the safety of highway people, as properly as the concern as to why the teens were being not indoors during all those wee hrs of the morning, but rather, were racing on the road,” he explained.

Ho claimed MCA would be in touch with Sam’s household for authorized help.


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