Couple accused of abusing girl to be charged

Couple accused of abusing girl to be charged

Couple accused of abusing girl to be charged
Police suspect the child was beaten with clothes hanger and broom.

KUALA LUMPUR: A husband and wife, who were arrested in connection with the case of abusing a girl last Friday, will be charged at the Bandar Baru Bangi court near here, on Wednesday.

Kajang district police chief, Zaid Hassan, said that the investigation paper regarding the case was referred to the Selangor public prosecutor’s office and it had instructed that both individuals, aged 28 and 30, be charged.

Zaid said the two individuals would be charged under Section 31(1)(a) of the Child Act 2001, read together with Section 34 of the Penal Code, for jointly abusing a child and causing injury, which, if convicted, carries a fine not exceeding RM20,000 or imprisonment for a maximum of 10 years, or both.

“A male individual who is also a Singaporean will also be charged under Section 15(1)(c) of the Immigration Act 1959/63 for overstaying and if convicted, could be fined not exceeding RM10,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years, or both,” he said in a statement.





Last Friday, the media reported that a husband and wife were remanded for seven days, after being suspected of abusing a four-year-old girl in a house in Taman Perumahan in Beranang, Selangor.


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The girl, a child of an Indonesian woman, who was handed over to the couple in April, was allegedly hit with clothes hangers and broomsticks and lit with lighters.

Meanwhile, in Ipoh, a woman was arrested for allegedly abusing and causing the death of her eight-month-old baby boy, in Sungai Siput.

Sungai Siput district police chief, Khaizam Ahmad Shahabudin, said that police received information regarding the death of the baby boy at about 7.15am on Monday.

“The baby died on the way to Sungai Siput Hospital. The results of the post-mortem, conducted at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital, Ipoh, found that there were injuries to several parts of the baby’s body caused by blunt objects,” he said in a statement.





Khaizam said following the incident, police remanded the woman, in her 30s, for seven days until Aug 1, to assist in the investigation under Section 302 of the Penal Code.

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