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Four sentenced to death for murder of Malaysian cosmetics queen Sosilawati

Published on May 23, 2013 10:34 AM

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Four men accused in the murder of Malaysian cosmetics businesswoman Sosilawati Lawiya and three others were sentenced to death by the High Court here on Thursday.

The murder in Tanjung Sepat, Banting in 2010 had dominated the headlines in Malaysia for months.

"The prosecution have proven its case beyond a reasonable doubt," said Justice Akhtar Tahir.

"I find all four accused guilty as charged," he said.

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