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It's still gallows for tow truck driver convicted for murdering Najadi

Published on 16 Oct 2019 7:56:04 PM

The Court of Appeal on Wednesday (Oct 16), upheld the death sentence on tow truck driver Koong Swee Kwan for murdering Arab-Malaysian Bank (AmBank) founder Hussain Ahmad Najadi.

A three-member bench led by Datuk Yaacob Md Sam also affirmed the 18 years jail term on Koong for attempting to murder Najadi's wife Cheong Mei Kuen.

Koong, 50, known as Sei Ngan Chai (bespectacled) was sentenced to death on Oct 27,2017, for killing Najadi, 75, after a retrial of his case.