Woman held for allegedly striking mum with padlock


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017

GEORGE TOWN: A 21-year-old woman has been detained by police for allegedly attacking her mother with a padlock after an argument.

George Town OCPD Asst Comm Anuar Omar said the daughter became angry when the mother refused to let her and her boyfriend into their house in Relau at 8am yesterday.

“The 48-year-old woman suffered injuries to her face.

“However, we are still investigating as the daughter denied the attack,” he said, adding that the daughter had been remanded until Friday.

The case is being investigated under Section 323 of the Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt and Section 18A of Domestic Violence Act 1994.

In BUTTERWORTH, a factory bus driver escaped death after his bus was hit by a trailer in Tingkat Perusahaan 6 at the Prai Industrial Area yesterday morning at 6.15am.

Twelve factory workers sustained light injuries and received treatment at the Seberang Jaya Hospital.

Central Seberang Prai OCPD Asst Comm Nik Ros Azhan Nik Abdul Hamid said the trailerhit the front of the bus, causing the bus to skid and crash into the road divider.

“The bus driver broke his left thigh while the trailer driver escaped unhurt,” he said in a statement.

The case is being investigated under Section 43 of the Road Transport Act 1987 for careless and inconsiderate driving.

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