A WOMAN was charged in the Batu Pahat magistrates’ court today over the death of an 11-year-old girl in Yong Peng last Thursday.
No plea was recorded from Sembakavali, 34, when the charge was read out before magistrate Nurasidah A. Rahman.
Nurasidah set September 13 for mention.,
Sembakavali was charged under section 302 of the penal code with murdering the girl, N. Maha Letchumi at a house at Taman Bukit Tropika, Yong Peng, at about 4.55pm last July 14.
She faces the death sentence if found guilty.
Deputy public prosecutor Nur Izzati Rozman prosecuted, while Sembakavali was unrepresented. – Bernama, July 21, 2022.