Police to hang for Malaysia murder

Court convicts two policemen for high-profile murder of Mongolian translator.

    The saga of the 2006 murder of Altantuya
    Shaariibuu has gripped Malaysia

    Abdul Razak was acquitted of abetting her murder last year.

    Speaking at the end of the 159-day trial on Thursday, Judge Zaki Yasin said he found the defence of Chief Inspector Azilah Hadri and Corporal Sirul Azhar Umar to be "unbelievable".

    During the trial Sirul gave a tearful testimony to the court in which he said he had been made a scapegoat in the case.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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