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Friday August 16, 2013 MYT 4:49:00 PM
Friday August 16, 2013 MYT 4:55:35 PM
by m. sivanantha sharma AND josephine jalleh
Mohammad Affandi Ismail.
BUKIT MERTAJAM: A veterinary officer Mohammad Affandi Ismail, 36, claimed trial in a Magistrate's Court on Friday to voluntarily causing hurt to his wife, also aged 36
He denied committing the offence at around 4pm on Aug 12 at the KPJ Hospital in Bandar Perda.
The offence under Section 323 of the Penal Code carries a maximum one-year jail term or RM2,000 maximum fine or both.
Magistrate Arif Mohamad Shariff set bail at RM5,000 and fixed Sept 12 for mention.
The accused was not represented while DPP Suhaimi Ibrahim prosecuted.
The accused, who arrived at the court house at 2.58pm, was seen smiling while being led to the court room.
He was dressed in a striped polo shirt, jeans and sandals.
Six policemen were present in the courtroom as the charge was read out to him.
The accused is believed to be the man allegedly beating his wife in an elevator with his two children present.
The video footage has gone viral on Facebook.
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