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Tag: culpable homicide

Man dubbed ‘cosplay killer’ gets 22 years’ jail, instead of death,...

Court of Appeal finds it is not safe to convict Poon Wai Hong of murder due to the absence of an intention to kill his girlfriend in 2013.

AG says not enough evidence to probe Beng Hock death as...

But lawyer Ramkarpal Singh says it is unacceptable, and will meet Tommy Thomas this week.

Teoh Beng Hock group cries foul over change in direction of...

The Teoh Beng Hock Trust for Democracy is demanding answers over why investigations are being carried out for wrongful confinement and not culpable homicide'.

Court maintains 20-year jail term for couple who caused maid’s death

A five-member Federal Court bench says no error was committed by the earlier panel which amended the charge from murder to causing death.

Old couple spared the gallows for death of starving maid

Wiring consultant and wife with breast cancer to serve 20 years' jail each on reduced charge as prosecution failed to prove murder.

Contractor escapes gallows thanks to trial judge’s misstep

The Federal Court, in finding that a trial judge had acted as prosecutor and asked a prosecution witness incriminating questions, reduces murder charge and sentences contractor to 20 years’ in jail.

Man gets six years’ jail for causing infant’s death

Wong is charged with culpable homicide without the intention to kill and for disposing the body by throwing it into a ravine.

Death of DPM’s son-in-law: Police record statements of 11

They include two dentists, health ministry officials and staff of dental clinic, but no arrests made in this culpable homicide not amounting to murder case.