[Breaking] Sam Ke Ting Allowed To Leave Prison After Public Outrage Over ‘Basikal Lajak’ Court Ruling
She is also allowed a leave to apply for an appeal.
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The driver in the controversial ‘basikal lajak’ case has been granted a stay of excution and leave for application for appeal, meaning that she has been allowed out of jail to return home.
Additionally, her bail has been set at RM10,000.
“The applicant will be released on RM10,000 bail with one surety and we will grant the stay of execution and leave for application for appeal,” Judge Datuk P. Ravinthran said today while delivering his judgment.
More to come.
What happened last week?
The court ruling on the controversial ‘basikal lajak’ case last week caused an uproar when the driver, Sam Ke Ting, was slapped with 6 years of jail, a RM6,000 fine, and was not given a stay of execution, which meant that she was hauled off to jail on the day the ruling was made.
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However, during this time, public support poured in for her, including from lawyers who offered their legal services pro bono.
READ MORE: Petitions & Support Pour In For ‘Basikal Lajak’ Driver After Court Charge
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