KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A car wash attendant pleaded guilty in the Sessions Court here Tuesday (Sept 10) to two counts of abusing his daughters by hitting them with a cane four months ago.
The accused, aged 34, entered the plea after the charges were read out to him before Judge Mahyon Talib.
The man was charged with ill-treating the girls, aged 10 and eight, by physically hurting them and leaving cane marks on their hands and backs at a house in Wangsa Maju here on May 12 at 10am.
The charges, framed under Section 31 (1) (a) of the Child Act 2001, provides for a maximum fine of RM50,000 or imprisonment of up to 20 years or both, upon conviction.
The court fixed Sept 17 for re-mention and sentencing. - Bernama