Published: Friday September 28, 2012 MYT 10:37:00 AM
Updated: Friday September 28, 2012 MYT 10:40:16 AM
Nayati kidnap case transferred to High Court
By MAIZATUL NAZLINA
KUALA LUMPUR: The case of three men charged with kidnapping 12-year-old Dutch national Nayati Shamelin Moodliar has been transferred to the High Court.
Magistrate Erry Shahriman Nor Aripin made the order after deputy public prosecutor S. Malini Anne informed the court that she had received all documents pertaining to the case, including the CCTV report.
Self-employed Chong Tat Siong, 23, handphone seller Foong Khar Fai, 19, unemployed Lee Phak Seng, 23, and another still at large, were charged with kidnapping the boy with the intent to get RM300,000 ransom.
The offence was alleged to have been committed at Jalan Kiara 1, Mont Kiara here at about 7.30am on April 27.
The offence under Section 3 of the Kidnapping Act 1961 carries the death penalty or life imprisonment and possible whipping if spared the death penalty, upon conviction.
Nayati was on his way to Mont Kiara International school near his home on April 27 when he was abducted by two men in a black car.
He was released at the Sungai Buloh rest and recreation area on May 3.
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