KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today sentenced pathologist Colonel Dr R. Kunaseegaran and five men to death after finding them guilty of murdering deputy public prosecutor Datuk Anthony Kevin Morais, whose body was found in a barrel filled with concrete five years ago.

Judge Datuk 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 7 am and 8 pm 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.


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