Man accused of murdering his mother, chopping her into 15 pieces in Perak

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Illustration of a chopper. (PHOTO: Getty Images)
Illustration of a chopper. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

A 42-year-old man was charged in a magistrate's court in Perak on Tuesday (14 June) with murdering his mother who was then chopped into 15 pieces and thrown into a septic tank.

Ng Yu Lim, 42, is accused of murdering Ong Suan Bee, 68, at a house in Lorong Bendahara, Taman Kerian, between 2.30am and 3am on 4 June, according to The New Straits Times (NST).

No plea was taken from Ng, who did not have a lawyer. He will be sent to Hospital Bahagia Ulu Kinta for a month of observation, NST reported.

The case will be mentioned again on 27 July.

It was previously reported that police found the body parts on the afternoon of 4 June. A machete and two knives were reportedly among the items seized by investigators.

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