Woman, 65, charged with killing hubby

Woman, 65, charged with killing hubby

SUNGAI SIPUT - The elderly woman whose violent quarrel with her husband over some missing money which made the news recently was charged in a magistrate court in Malaysia with the murder of her husband.

Wong Lan@Wong Yit Kwai, 65, was charged with murdering 73-year-old Yau Yen Kooi at Kampung Baru Rimba Panjang at about noon on Aug 20.

The charge under Section 302 of the Penal Code, which carries the mandatory death sentence upon conviction, was read out to Wong in the Cantonese dialect.

Wong nodded to indicate that she understood. She also told the court that she could not afford a lawyer.

No plea was recorded.

Magistrate Ahmad Shamil Azad Abdul Hamid fixed Sept 30 for mention.

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