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Cradle Fund CEO murder: Widow, two teens claim trial

Cradle Fund CEO murder: Widow, two teens claim trial

SHAH ALAM, March 12: The widow of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd (Cradle Fund) CEO Nazrin Hassan and two teenage boys pleaded not guilty in the High Court here today to the murder the man in June last year.

Samirah Muzaffar, 44, a former senior executive at Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO), and the two boys, aged 13 and 16, entered the plea after the charge was read out separately to them before Judge Datuk Ab Karim Ab Rahman.

Samirah, the two teenagers and Indonesian national Eka Wahyu Lestari, who is still at large, were charged with the murder of Nazrin, 47, at a house in Mutiara Homes, near here, between 11.30 pm on June 13, 2018, and 4 am on June 14, 2018.

The charge, under Section 302 of the Penal Code and read in conjunction with Section 34 of the same code, provides for the mandatory death sentence upon conviction.

The court fixed April 11 for case management.