Businessman charged with causing hurt to Indonesian maid

KUALA LUMPUR: A businessman pleaded not guilty in the Magistrate's Court here Friday (Sept 29) to a charge of voluntarily causing hurt to an Indonesian domestic helper with a vacuum cleaner.

Lee Chee Huat, 46, was charged with committing the offence on Darsinih, 29, at an apartment unit in Metro Prima, Sentul here, at about 10.30am, last Friday (Sept 22).

The charge, under Section 324 of the Penal Code, provides a maximum prison sentence of 10 years or with a fine or whipping or any two of the punishments, if found guilty.

Magistrate Atiqah Mohamed @ Mohamad Saim allowed Lee bail of RM2,500 with one surety and also ordered him to report himself at the nearest police station once a month pending disposal of the case.

The court set Nov 3 for mention.

Deputy public prosecutor Nadia Eleena Jamaluddin Akbal prosecuted, while lawyer Vincent Chew represented Lee. - Bernama

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Next In Nation

Employer blacklisted for mistreating 93 Bangladeshi workers
Renowned art educator Prof Chung Chen Sun passes away at 89
Alternative assessment ensures quality education for special needs students, says Education Ministry
Dewan Rakyat and Senate members should abide by the King's advice, says Mutang
Pakistani man changes plea to not guilty to raping woman at overhead bridge
1MDB trial: Four countries didn't cooperate with request to record conversations, says witness
Five to be charged for assaulting a motorist who was later found dead in Semenyih
PM hopes for better cooperation among all parties during this Parliament meeting
Sabah MACC detains man for accepting RM150,000 bribe
Pay heed to issues raised in King's royal address, says Fahmi

Others Also Read