Man jailed for a week for assaulting female driver

TAPAH: The Tapah Magistrate's Court sentenced a man who assaulted a female driver in an incident in Lata Iskandar, which went viral last Monday, to seven days in prison.

Magistrate Siti Hanum Mohmad Sah meted out the sentence after Mohammad Zaim Faiz Tarmizi, 29, who was unrepresented, pleaded guilty to the two charges against him.

He was charged under Section 506 of the Penal Code for criminal intimidation and Section 323 of the Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt.

The accused could be sentenced on Friday (June 9) to imprisonment for up to seven years, or a fine or both for the first offence, and imprisonment for up to one year or a fine of up to RM2,000 or both for the second offence.

Mohammad Faiz was later sentenced to seven days in prison on each count and the sentences to run concurrently from the date of conviction. - Bernama

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