Lorry driver charged with stabbing lover

KUALA LUMPUR: A lorry driver was charged in the Sessions Court here with stabbing his lover.

Chong Lai Ann, 46, pleaded not guilty after the charges were read out to him by an interpreter before judge Mahyon Talib.

Chong was charged with voluntarily causing grievous hurt to Hin Sak Wah, 58, using a knife under Section 326 of the Penal Code, which provides for a maximum jail term of 20 years and a fine or whipping, upon conviction.

It is understood that Hin is still in a coma at Serdang Hospital.

Chong was also charged with attempting to commit suicide by drinking poison under Section 309 of the Penal Code which provides for a maximum jail term of one year, a fine or both, upon conviction.

The court set Jan 18 for re-mention. — Bernama

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