Myvi Driver Jailed And Fined For Causing Death Of Navy Personnel

On Saturday (10 October), police arrested a Perodua Myvi driver after causing a three-car accident at a traffic light intersection causing the death of Royal Malaysian Navy personnel, Mohd Rizal Buseri. 

myvi driver jailed and fined for causing death of navy personnelPhoto via Twitter (redzuanNewsMPB)

The 23-year-old driver, who caused the accident, was sentenced to six years in prison and fined a total of RM8,000 by the Magistrates Court today (15 October) for driving under the influence of drugs.

Pemandu wanita bakal didakwa 5 pertuduhan Johor Bahru: Pemandu wanita yang menyebabkan kematian seorang anggota tentera dalam kemalangan Sabtu lalu, tiba di perkarangan Kompleks Mahkamah Johor Bahru jam 8.40 pagi tadi. Dia yang memakai jaket hitam itu dilihat disorong menaiki kerusi roda oleh polis trafik pengiring sebelum memasuki Mahkamah Majistret. Dua pertuduhan dijangka dikenakan terhadap pemandu wanita berkenaan iaitu Seksyen 41(1) Akta Pengangkutan Jalan 1987 kerana memandu secara cuai sehingga menyebabkan kematian serta Seksyen 15(1)(a) Akta Dadah Berbahaya 1952 kerana memasukkan dadah ke dalam badan. Wanita berusia 23 tahun itu dijangka berdepan lima pertuduhan termasuk memandu secara melulu sehingga menyebabkan kematian, penyalahgunaan dadah serta tidak memiliki lesen memandu. ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐— ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ผ

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According to the Malay Mail, Magistrate Suhaila Shafi’uddin ordered Nur Fatin to pay a fine of RM3,300 for three other offenses - not having a valid driving license and driving a vehicle without road tax and insurance. 

She pleaded guilty to all three additional charges. 

The accused is currently undergoing a fifth charge of self-administering drugs in an offence under Section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act. 

The video of the accident that killed the 31-year-old navy personnel went viral on social media and gained widespread public attention.

The driver of the Myvi later tested positive for methamphetamine use. 

Please be safe on the road, guys. 

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat