Pathologist among six men sentenced to death for murder of DPP Kevin Morais

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The High Court here Friday sentenced pathologist Colonel Dr R. Kunaseegaran and five men to death after finding them guilty of murdering deputy public prosecutor Anthony Kevin Morais, whose body was found in a barrel filled with concrete five years ago.

Judge Azman Abdullah imposed the sentence on Kunaseegaran, 57,  money lender S. Ravi Chandaran, 49, and four unemployed R. Dinishwaran, 28; A.K. Thinesh Kumar, 27; M. Vishwanath, 30; and  S. Nimalan, 27.

In the judgment,Justice Azman said he found that all the six accused had common intention to kill Morais.

The six accused  are charged with murdering Morais, 55, somewhere along Jalan Dutamas Raya Sentul and No. 1, Jalan USJ 1/6D, Subang Jaya, at between 7am and 8pm on Sept 4, 2015 .

They were charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code, read together with Section 34 of the same law, which provides the mandatory death sentence upon conviction.