KAJANG, Dec 22 – The case involving three men charged with kidnapping a contractor’s son aged five for a RM300,000 ransom in October has been set for re mention on Jan 5. The case was earlier fixed for mention Monday. Counsel Datuk Geethan Ram Vincent who is representing one of the accused, Siow Kek Keong, told Bernama when contacted that he was informed of the new mention date by the magistrate’s court.
Siow, 44, who runs a printing company, Riduansyah Yahya, 32, an Indonesian labourer and Mohd Saifulamry Jarkasi, 28, a lorry driver were charged on Oct 16 with abducting and wrongfully confining the victim for a RM300,000 ransom. They allegedly committed the offence at the roadside at Jalan Seroja near house No.4, Taman Setia, Sungai Chua here at 9.26 am on Oct 9. No plea was taken from them pending transfer of the case to the High Court.