KOTA KINABALU, December 29 – MasterChef Malaysia 2012 finalist Etiqah Siti Noorashikeen Mohd Sulong, 33, and her husband Mohammad Ambree Yunos @ Unos, 40, were jointly charged by a magistrate’s court with the murder of their maid.
Mohammad Ambree, an entrepreneur, and Etiqah, an engineer, were charged under article 302 of the Penal Code with murder before magistrate Jessica Ombou Kakayun.
The prosecution provides for the death penalty in the event of conviction.
Husband and wife are accused of killing 28-year-old Nur Afiah Daeng Damin at a house in Amber Tower, Lido Avenue, Jalan Lintas, Penampang between December 10 and December 13.
No plea was recorded by the two defendants, who were represented by counsel Ram Singh and Datuk Seri Rakhbir Singh.
The court set for February 10, 2022 a new reference to the case and ordered the continued detention of the two defendants.
It was reported that the two defendants were arrested on December 14, a day after filing a police report claiming they found their maid on the floor of their apartment upon returning from vacation in Kundasang. – Borneo Post Online