Paul Yong rape trial postponed

The judge in the former Paul Yong rape trial has adjourned the case until June after three key prosecution witnesses have been quarantined for Covid-19. – Facebook pic, April 8, 2021.

THE High Court in Ipoh today postponed the rape trial involving Tronoh assemblyman Paul Yong after three main witnesses tested positive for Covid-19.

Judge Abdul Wahab Mohamed adjourned the trial until June 23, following a request by the prosecution for a postponement because three of its witnesses in charge of CCTV recordings are now in quarantine.

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