Bandar Seri Begawan - Novi Yusuf Afendi was advised by the court to apply for legal aid to represent him in the upcoming trial on murder allegations. The court will arrange the legal aid for the defendant where lawyer Yusof Halim will no longer represent the defendant at this point.
The case mentioned yesterday will be further mentioned again on August 2, 2012.
The case handled by Deputy Public Prosecutor Suhana Haji Sudin preferred a charge against 28-year-old Novi of committing murder on a 32-year-old Indonesian woman named Dedah Karmilah Nurazis on July 6, 2011 at Giordano's staff house at Tian Chung Building, Kiulap Complex.
The deceased was the defendant's wife's roommate. Murder is punishable by death in Brunei Darussalam.--Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin