Two men charged with causing explosion in front of pet shop

12 May 2023 03:48pm
picture for illustrative purposes - FILEPIX
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KUALA LUMPUR - Two men pleaded not guilty in the Magistrate's Court here today to a charge of causing an explosion using homemade explosives in front of a pet shop here.

Friends Alex Lau Kwang Lee, 32, and Lai Meng Sien, 34, were jointly charged with unlawfully and maliciously causing the explosion of a nature likely to endanger the life or cause serious injury to property belonging to one Yong Yiam Whey, 44.

They were charged with committing the office in front of a shop in Brickfields here at 5 am last May 2.

The charge was framed under Section 6 of the Explosives Act 1957, read together with Section 34 of the Penal Code, which provides imprisonment for up to seven years or a maximum fine of RM10,000 or both, if convicted.

Magistrate Nur Farahain Roslan allowed the two men bail of RM3,000 with one surety each and fixed June 22 for mention.
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Deputy public prosecutor Nur Hafiezah Mohamed Fauzi prosecuted, while Lau and Lai are represented by lawyer Mohd Izhar Ahmad Azmi - BERNAMA