IPOH: An unemployed man was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with the murder of his father.
Pang Kar Foong, 49, appeared calm when the charge was read out to him before magistrate Noor Azreen Liana Mohd Darus.
However, no plea was recorded. Murder cases are remitted to the High Court.
Pang is alleged to have intentionally caused the death of Pang Kei Tat, 75, by using a bottle and a fragment of a soy sauce bottle at a house at Jalan Besar K/B Gunung Rapat here, at about 6.30pm on Sept 12.
Murder is a capital offence and the accused faces the mandatory death sentence, if convicted.
Deputy public prosecutor K Darinee appeared for the prosecution while the accused was represented by R Rajasegaran.
The court set Nov 9 for remention pending the post-mortem report.
Meanwhile, Rajasegaran told reporters that his client needed to get follow-up mental treatment at the Tanjung Rambutan Hospital here.