Lorry driver pleads guilty to stabbing wife, mother-in-law


PASIR MAS: A lorry driver has pleaded guilty at the Sessions Court here on Wednesday (June 29) to two charges of injuring his wife and mother-in-law with a knife.

Wan Mohammad Hafizuddin Wan Ismail, 27, was charged with voluntarily causing hurt to Nik Salma Joni, 26, and Tuan Azizah Tuan Bongsu, 61, at a house near Kampung Cabang Empat, Tumpat near here at 5.30pm on June 21.

He was charged under Section 324 of the Penal Code, read together with Section 326A and Section 326 of the Penal Code.

Section 324 of the Penal Code provides for imprisonment for up to 10 years or a fine or whipping or any two of such punishments while Section 326 of the Penal Code carries a prison sentence of up to 20 years or a fine or whipping or any two if convicted.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Hajarul Falenna Abu Bakar prosecuted while Wan Mohammad Hafizuddin was unrepresented.

Magistrate Mustaqim Sukarno fixed Sept 5 for sentencing. – Bernama

Article type: free
User access status:
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!
   

Next In Nation

Lokman escapes sanction after apology over 'stupid' remark to cop
GRS optimistic agreement will be reached with allies on GE15 seats, says Masidi
Man rams into uncle, aunt in Jasin freak accident
Socso insurance scheme for housewives available from Dec 1, says Saravanan
PAC: Redaction of public information by Prime Minister’s Dept in declassified LCS report unnecessary
Johor Baru storm victims hope state gov't will move them to PPR units permanently
MPK officer, husband charged with power abuse, abetment
Police nab four 'Hitam Putih' gang members in Johor Baru
SESB aims to increase renewable energy generation to 40% from the present 15%
Sabah leaders in the dark over carbon trade deal earnings

Others Also Read