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Man who killed father-in-law gets 17 years’ jail, another acquitted

Free Malaysia Today | Judge Nazlan Mohd Ghazali acquitted unemployed Said A. Zamzani of murder as the defence had created a doubt in the prosecution’s case — it was relevant to consider Said’s mental condition. Lawyers Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, Beatrice Chin, and Lee Yee Woei represented Said.

O&G firm exec charged with misleading companies commission

Free Malaysia Today | Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzzaman pleaded not guilty to a charge under section 68 of the Companies Act of furnishing a false statement to SSM in June 2017. Hatta was represented by lawyers S. Devanandan and Amer Hamzah Arshad while Deputy Public Prosecutor Law Chin How appeared for the prosecution.

Aker director claims trial to using forged document to procure renewal licence

The Edge Markets | The accused is charged under section 471 of the Penal Code, punishable under section 465, for using a forged document to procure a renewal licence from Petronas. Amer Hamzah told the court the charge was bad in law and groundless, and said the defence will make a preliminary objection on the charge.

Timbalan Presiden Aker Engineering dilepas tanpa dibebaskan

Sinar Harian | Mahkamah Sesyen Kuala Lumpur membenarkan bantahan awal berhubung pertuduhan terhadap Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzzaman yang didakwa cacat dan tidak terperinci. Peguam Amer Hamzah Arshad berkata bantahan awal difailkan selepas Jabatan Peguam Negara menolak representasi yang dikemukakan untuk menggugurkan pertuduhan tersebut.

Aker Engineering manager given discharge not amounting to acquittal for cheating charge

The Edge Markets | An Aker Engineering Malaysia Sdn Bhd manager was initially charged under section 417 of the Penal Code for cheating Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd. The Sessions Court granted a DNAA, agreeing that the charge was vague and does not fulfil the provisions under section 154 of the Criminal Procedure Code. The manager was represented by Amer Hamzah Arshad, Michael Cheah, and Joshua Tay.

Aker VP freed on charge of deceiving oil company

Free Malaysia Today | Lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad explained that the Sessions Court had allowed the defence’s preliminary objection to the cheating charge against Aker Engineering Malaysia Group’s senior vice president on the grounds that the charge was defective. The court agree that the prosecution failed to list the ingredients of the offence and losses allegedly suffered in this case.

Court allows Aker Solutions VP’s cheating case to be dropped

Malaysiakini | The Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court today allowed a preliminary objection raised by lawyers of Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzzaman, the senior vice president of Aker Solutions Group, granting him a DNAA. Lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad said the court ruled that the nature of the charge should be clear for the defence to prepare an effective defence for the accused.

‘Cadet could have been saved’

The Star | High Court judge Azman Abdullah rued the instances where Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain could have been saved — if the university trainer had used her common sense; if the clinic medical officer had reported suspicion of abuse. The court did not find an intent for murder, but found the case had proven elements of culpable homicide (section 299 of the Penal Code) punishable under section 304(a). Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, and Hoe Sue Lu represented the first and second accused.

Navy cadet murder case: Accused escape gallows, get 18 years’ jail

Malaysiakini | Six students of UPNM were found not guilty of murder or abetting murder under section 302 and section 109 of the Penal Code. The court found them guilty of causing injuries with no intent of murder, under section 304(a). Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, and Hoe Sue Lu represented the first and second accused.

‘Kalau lihat jasad si mati, saya tak boleh nak bayangkan’ — Hakim

Berita Harian | Hakim Mahkamah Tinggi berkata, jika terdapat campur tangan dari Klinik As Salam Bangi, ia boleh menyelamatkan nyawa Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain. Enam tertuduh didapati bersalah menyebabkan kecederaan tanpa niat membunuh, dan lima antara mereka, bersama 12 lagi, didapati bersalah menyebabkan kecederaan untuk mendapatkan pengakuan. Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, dan Hoe Sue Lu mewakili tertuduh pertama dan kedua.

6 escape gallows over navy cadet’s death, but found guilty on manslaughter charge

Free Malaysia Today | The High Court found six students guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder under section 304(a) of the Penal Code. 12 others were convicted under section 330 of assault for the purpose of forcing a confession. Amer Hamzah Arshad, representing the first and second accused with Joshua Tay and Hoe Sue Lu, said the six regretted their actions and urged for mercy in sentencing.

Kes bunuh Zulfarhan: 6 bekas penuntut kena 18 tahun penjara

Berita Harian | Enam tertuduh dijatuhi hukuman penjara 18 tahun selepas didapati bersalah menyebabkan kecederaan tanpa niat membunuh terhadap Pegawai Kadet Laut UPNM, Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain. Pasukan peguam bela termasuk Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, dan Hoe Sue Lu.

Nasib 18 pelajar UPNM ditentukan esok

Berita Harian | 18 pelajar didakwa membunuh, bersubahat membunuh dan mencederakan Pegawai Kadet Laut UPNM empat tahun lalu. Pasukan peguam bela termasuk Amer Hamzah Arshad, Datuk Seri M. Ramachelam, Datuk Ranjit Singh Dhillon, Datuk Hazman Ahmad, Zamri Idrus, Fadly Hashim, dan Datuk Hazizah Kassim.

AGC rejects Aker manager’s appeal to drop charge of cheating Petronas unit; court to decide on his striking out application on Nov 10

The Edge Markets | The Sessions Court will deliver its decision on Aker Solutions Sdn Bhd manager Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzaman’s striking out application on 10 Nov. The AGC had rejected the letter of representation sent in August through his lawyers Amer Hamzah Arshad and S. Devanandan, who maintain that the charge levelled against Ahmad Hatta was not in order.

Man who killed father-in-law gets 17 years’ jail, another acquitted

Free Malaysia Today | Judge Nazlan Mohd Ghazali acquitted unemployed Said A. Zamzani of murder as the defence had created a doubt in the prosecution’s case — it was relevant to consider Said’s mental condition. Lawyers Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, Beatrice Chin, and Lee Yee Woei represented Said.

O&G firm exec charged with misleading companies commission

Free Malaysia Today | Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzzaman pleaded not guilty to a charge under section 68 of the Companies Act of furnishing a false statement to SSM in June 2017. Hatta was represented by lawyers S. Devanandan and Amer Hamzah Arshad while Deputy Public Prosecutor Law Chin How appeared for the prosecution.

Aker director claims trial to using forged document to procure renewal licence

The Edge Markets | The accused is charged under section 471 of the Penal Code, punishable under section 465, for using a forged document to procure a renewal licence from Petronas. Amer Hamzah told the court the charge was bad in law and groundless, and said the defence will make a preliminary objection on the charge.

Timbalan Presiden Aker Engineering dilepas tanpa dibebaskan

Sinar Harian | Mahkamah Sesyen Kuala Lumpur membenarkan bantahan awal berhubung pertuduhan terhadap Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzzaman yang didakwa cacat dan tidak terperinci. Peguam Amer Hamzah Arshad berkata bantahan awal difailkan selepas Jabatan Peguam Negara menolak representasi yang dikemukakan untuk menggugurkan pertuduhan tersebut.

Aker Engineering manager given discharge not amounting to acquittal for cheating charge

The Edge Markets | An Aker Engineering Malaysia Sdn Bhd manager was initially charged under section 417 of the Penal Code for cheating Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd. The Sessions Court granted a DNAA, agreeing that the charge was vague and does not fulfil the provisions under section 154 of the Criminal Procedure Code. The manager was represented by Amer Hamzah Arshad, Michael Cheah, and Joshua Tay.

Aker VP freed on charge of deceiving oil company

Free Malaysia Today | Lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad explained that the Sessions Court had allowed the defence’s preliminary objection to the cheating charge against Aker Engineering Malaysia Group’s senior vice president on the grounds that the charge was defective. The court agree that the prosecution failed to list the ingredients of the offence and losses allegedly suffered in this case.

Court allows Aker Solutions VP’s cheating case to be dropped

Malaysiakini | The Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court today allowed a preliminary objection raised by lawyers of Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzzaman, the senior vice president of Aker Solutions Group, granting him a DNAA. Lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad said the court ruled that the nature of the charge should be clear for the defence to prepare an effective defence for the accused.

‘Cadet could have been saved’

The Star | High Court judge Azman Abdullah rued the instances where Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain could have been saved — if the university trainer had used her common sense; if the clinic medical officer had reported suspicion of abuse. The court did not find an intent for murder, but found the case had proven elements of culpable homicide (section 299 of the Penal Code) punishable under section 304(a). Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, and Hoe Sue Lu represented the first and second accused.

Navy cadet murder case: Accused escape gallows, get 18 years’ jail

Malaysiakini | Six students of UPNM were found not guilty of murder or abetting murder under section 302 and section 109 of the Penal Code. The court found them guilty of causing injuries with no intent of murder, under section 304(a). Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, and Hoe Sue Lu represented the first and second accused.

‘Kalau lihat jasad si mati, saya tak boleh nak bayangkan’ — Hakim

Berita Harian | Hakim Mahkamah Tinggi berkata, jika terdapat campur tangan dari Klinik As Salam Bangi, ia boleh menyelamatkan nyawa Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain. Enam tertuduh didapati bersalah menyebabkan kecederaan tanpa niat membunuh, dan lima antara mereka, bersama 12 lagi, didapati bersalah menyebabkan kecederaan untuk mendapatkan pengakuan. Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, dan Hoe Sue Lu mewakili tertuduh pertama dan kedua.

6 escape gallows over navy cadet’s death, but found guilty on manslaughter charge

Free Malaysia Today | The High Court found six students guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder under section 304(a) of the Penal Code. 12 others were convicted under section 330 of assault for the purpose of forcing a confession. Amer Hamzah Arshad, representing the first and second accused with Joshua Tay and Hoe Sue Lu, said the six regretted their actions and urged for mercy in sentencing.

Kes bunuh Zulfarhan: 6 bekas penuntut kena 18 tahun penjara

Berita Harian | Enam tertuduh dijatuhi hukuman penjara 18 tahun selepas didapati bersalah menyebabkan kecederaan tanpa niat membunuh terhadap Pegawai Kadet Laut UPNM, Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain. Pasukan peguam bela termasuk Amer Hamzah Arshad, Joshua Tay, dan Hoe Sue Lu.

Nasib 18 pelajar UPNM ditentukan esok

Berita Harian | 18 pelajar didakwa membunuh, bersubahat membunuh dan mencederakan Pegawai Kadet Laut UPNM empat tahun lalu. Pasukan peguam bela termasuk Amer Hamzah Arshad, Datuk Seri M. Ramachelam, Datuk Ranjit Singh Dhillon, Datuk Hazman Ahmad, Zamri Idrus, Fadly Hashim, dan Datuk Hazizah Kassim.

AGC rejects Aker manager’s appeal to drop charge of cheating Petronas unit; court to decide on his striking out application on Nov 10

The Edge Markets | The Sessions Court will deliver its decision on Aker Solutions Sdn Bhd manager Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzaman’s striking out application on 10 Nov. The AGC had rejected the letter of representation sent in August through his lawyers Amer Hamzah Arshad and S. Devanandan, who maintain that the charge levelled against Ahmad Hatta was not in order.