The driver of the Perodua Myvi that killed a member of the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) last Saturday has been sentenced to six years in jail and fined RM8,000 for driving under the influence of drugs.
Magistrate Suhaila Shafi’uddin made the decision after the accused, Nur Fatin Nazrah, 23, pleaded guilty of the charges read out at the Johor Magistrate’s Court today (15 October).
Suhaila also ordered Nur Fatin to pay a fine of RM3,300 for three other offences which include not having a driver’s license, driving a car without road tax and without insurance, to which Fatin pleaded guilty of all charges, as reported by Harian Metro.
Fatin’s fiance, Nuraiman Fathi Mohd Zukki, 23, was also fined RM3,300 after pleading guilty of three charges, which is allowing his fiance to drive without a license, road tax and insurance.
Pemandu wanita yang terbabit dalam kemalangan hingga sebabkan kematian anggota TLDM di Johor Sabtu lalu, dijatuhi hukuman penjara enam tahun dan denda RM8,000 setelah mengaku bersalah. pic.twitter.com/X2djrmrYZN
— Mohd Redzuan Abdul Manap (@redzuanNewsMPB) October 15, 2020
Nur Fatin was previously arrested and investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 and Section 15 (1) (a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 for causing death by reckless driving and being found positive for drugs.
Her Myvi crashed into Senior Soldier Mohd Rizal Buseri, 31, who died at the scene leaving his wife and three kids while she survived the crash with no injuries.
The video of the accident went viral on social media as well as photos of the accused, causing anger among netizens.