Four Bangladeshis charged with abduction of compatriot in Malaysia

Five persons, including four Bangladeshis, were charged at Malaysia's Magistrate's Court with abducting a Bangladeshi male and demanding Taka one million ( USD 11,986.10) ransom in August

Sep 18, 2021
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Four Bangladeshis charged with abduction of compatriot in Malaysia

Five persons, including four Bangladeshis, were charged at Malaysia's Magistrate's Court with abducting a Bangladeshi male and demanding Taka one million ( USD 11,986.10) ransom in August.

Those charged were couple Josim (32) and Faridah Jeya Sly Ramesh, who is a Malaysian, Md Raihan Hosen (28) Miah Soraf (33), and Nusrat Jahan Bipasha (26).
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According to The Daily Star, they nodded when the charges were read out to them by a court interpreter before Magistrate Syahrul Sazly Md Sain on Friday.

No plea was recorded from the accused as the scope of the case is under the jurisdiction of the High Court.

The quintet was accused of kidnapping Md Sohel Rana (39) in front of a supermarket in Jalan Damai Mewah 1A in Kajang Town of Selangor province on Aug 27.

The charges related to kidnapping provide for the death penalty or life imprisonment. If not sentenced to death they may be subject to whipping, if convicted.

The court set Oct 7 for re-mention of the case.

The prosecution was conducted by deputy public prosecutor Nurul Husna Amran while Md Raihan and Josim were represented by lawyer Tan Cheng Yee. The three others were not represented.

Earlier, the media had reported that a Bangladeshi man was abducted for almost one week by his compatriots and was found in a weakened state in a house in the Bandar Teknologi area.

(SAM)