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‘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.

Court to decide on Nov 2 on navy cadet’s death

New Straits Times | Lawyers representing the accused in the murder of navy cadet Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain wrapped up their case after five years. Earlier lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad argued that the cause of death is disputed by medical experts. The six accused are charged under sections 302 and 109 of the Penal Code, which carries the mandatory death sentence upon conviction.

Testimony on cause of cadet’s death contradictory, High Court told

Free Malaysia Today | Six accused are facing charges under section 302 and section 109 of the Penal Code for murdering or abetting the murder of a marine cadet officer. With 12 others, they are also charged under section 330 of the same code, read with section 34, for voluntarily causing hurt. Amer Hamzah Arshad represented the first and second accused.

Experts contradict on navy cadet’s cause of death, defence says

Malaysiakini | The prosecution’s evidence in respect of the cause of the death of a marine cadet officer was grounded solely on the testimony of the sixth prosecution witness. Counsel Amer Hamzah Arshad argued that this was disputed by the 19th defence witness.

Mahkamah dengar hujah akhir kes bunuh Zulfarhan pada 29, 30 September

Astro Awani | Mahkamah Tinggi menetapkan akhir September untuk mendengar hujah di akhir kes pembelaan 18 penuntut UPNM yang didakwa membunuh, bersubahat membunuh dan mencederakan seorang Pegawai Kadet Laut UPNM. Peguam Amer Hamzah Arshad mewakili tertuduh pertama dan kedua dan memaklumkan pihaknya telah memfailkan hujahan bertulis setebal 85 muka surat pada 15 Jun.

I saw who hit, used hot iron on Zulfarhan: Witness in UPNM student murder trial

New Straits Times | A witness in the murder trial of National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM) cadet officer Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain told the High Court that he was certain who had hit and injured the victim because he had witnessed the incident. He was cross-examined by lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad who was representing the first and second accused in the trial.

Second accused apologises to Zulfarhan’s parents

Bernama | The trial of 18 students of Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) charged with injuring and murdering naval cadet officer Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain turned emotional. During the proceedings, lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad, representing Muhammad Azamuddin, asked his client whether he had something to say to Zulharfan’s parents and this prompted the accused to make an apology.

‘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.

Court to decide on Nov 2 on navy cadet’s death

New Straits Times | Lawyers representing the accused in the murder of navy cadet Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain wrapped up their case after five years. Earlier lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad argued that the cause of death is disputed by medical experts. The six accused are charged under sections 302 and 109 of the Penal Code, which carries the mandatory death sentence upon conviction.

Testimony on cause of cadet’s death contradictory, High Court told

Free Malaysia Today | Six accused are facing charges under section 302 and section 109 of the Penal Code for murdering or abetting the murder of a marine cadet officer. With 12 others, they are also charged under section 330 of the same code, read with section 34, for voluntarily causing hurt. Amer Hamzah Arshad represented the first and second accused.

Experts contradict on navy cadet’s cause of death, defence says

Malaysiakini | The prosecution’s evidence in respect of the cause of the death of a marine cadet officer was grounded solely on the testimony of the sixth prosecution witness. Counsel Amer Hamzah Arshad argued that this was disputed by the 19th defence witness.

Mahkamah dengar hujah akhir kes bunuh Zulfarhan pada 29, 30 September

Astro Awani | Mahkamah Tinggi menetapkan akhir September untuk mendengar hujah di akhir kes pembelaan 18 penuntut UPNM yang didakwa membunuh, bersubahat membunuh dan mencederakan seorang Pegawai Kadet Laut UPNM. Peguam Amer Hamzah Arshad mewakili tertuduh pertama dan kedua dan memaklumkan pihaknya telah memfailkan hujahan bertulis setebal 85 muka surat pada 15 Jun.

I saw who hit, used hot iron on Zulfarhan: Witness in UPNM student murder trial

New Straits Times | A witness in the murder trial of National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM) cadet officer Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain told the High Court that he was certain who had hit and injured the victim because he had witnessed the incident. He was cross-examined by lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad who was representing the first and second accused in the trial.

Second accused apologises to Zulfarhan’s parents

Bernama | The trial of 18 students of Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) charged with injuring and murdering naval cadet officer Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain turned emotional. During the proceedings, lawyer Amer Hamzah Arshad, representing Muhammad Azamuddin, asked his client whether he had something to say to Zulharfan’s parents and this prompted the accused to make an apology.