IPOH: M. Sugu, the husband of YouTuber S. Pavithra, has been charged with hurting her at the parking lot within the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital premises.
Sugu, 29, claimed trial when read the charge under Section 324, which was read together with Section 326A of the Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means against his spouse.
Based on the charge sheet, Sugu was said to have caused injuries to Pavithra’s lips, left cheek and right arm at the hospital’s parking area on Tuesday (July 21) between 4pm and 5pm.
He was also said to have used a mobile phone and the handle of a sickle when committing the offence.
If found guilty, the accused could face a jail term up to 10 years, or with whipping or fine, or any two of the penalties.
When requesting for lower bail, Sugu’s lawyer, Mahinderjit Singh said his client had already been charged earlier in the morning, with bail set at RM10,000.
Sugu had been charged earlier on Friday (July 24) and had claimed trial for being in possession of a sickle at the hospital.
He was charged under Section 6(1) of the Corrosive and Explosive Substances and Offensive Weapons Act.
Sessions Court judge Mohd Fauzi Mohd Nasir set bail at RM5,000 and Aug 17 for mention.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Mohd Waffy Ismail prosecuted.
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