IPOH: The driver of a trailer in a road incident that killed a relatives of 4 has pleaded not responsible to a demand of reckless driving.
Suhaimi Mohd Nor, 34, claimed trial to 4 fees just before Justice of the peace Noor Hafiza Ishak in court docket below on Thursday (July 21).
He was charged with driving the trailer in a reckless manner, as a result of which it crashed into a car or truck and caused the death of the driver and a few travellers.
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The crash took the life of retired police corporal Rahim Ramli, 60, his wife Siti Petimah Omar, 59, and their daughters Nor Nadirah, 28, and Nor Hamizah, 27.
It occurred at 2.55pm on July 13 at KM277.1 of the North-South Expressway.
If located responsible of the offences beneath Segment 41(1) of the Street Transportation Act 1987, Suhaimi faces imprisonment of involving 5 and 10 many years and a wonderful of up to RM50,000.
He will also be barred from holding a driving licence for at least five many years upon conviction.
DPP N.M. Moganaraj Mithra requested the courtroom to set bail at RM10,000 for each and every demand, for Suhaimi to surrender his driving licence to the courtroom, and for the accused to report to the nearest police station each thirty day period.
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In mitigation, Suhaimi’s law firm Amir Khusyairi Mohamad Tanusi conveyed his condolences to the relatives of the deceased and requested for reduced bail.
He claimed his client was married with five kids, and was the sole breadwinner of the relatives.
He said his client missing his job just after the accident, and would have problem finding do the job if he surrendered his licence to the courtroom.
Noor Hafiza established bail at RM8,000 in whole with one surety to be posted by a relatives member, and requested Suhaimi’s driving licence to be suspended pending disposal of the circumstance.
The court docket also established Aug 4 for point out.
The accused posted bail.