JELEBU - A 44-year-old man has been charged at the magistrate's court here with murder after his father was found slashed to death.
The suspect, Mohamad Nazri Abdullah, was charged with murdering 73-year-old S. Valaytham at the latter's home at Felda Lui Timur in Bahau between 10.30pm and 11.20pm on July 2.
No plea was recorded from the accused.
He was charged under section 302 of the Penal Code which carries the mandatory death sentence upon conviction.
Magistrate Mohamad Redza Azhar Rezali then fixed Aug 8 for remention.
Wan Ahmad Hijrah Wan Abdullah prosecuted while the accused was not represented.