The Borneo Post (Sabah)

Waiter denies hurting girlfriend with hammer


KUALA LUMPUR: A waiter was charged in the Sessions Court here on Wednesday with voluntaril­y causing grievous hurt on his girlfriend with a hammer last month.

Mohd Izham Hiffnie Mahadir, 38, however, pleaded not guilty after the charge was read before Judge Mahyon Talib.

He was charged with committing the offence on Norzalizaw­ati Md Nor, 41, at a shop house in Taman Desa here at about 8 pm last March 3.

The charge, under Section 326 of the Penal Code, provides an imprisonme­nt for up to 20 years and is liable to fine or whipping, if found guilty.

The court did not allow him bail and set May 31 for mention.

Deputy public prosecutor Nurliyana Mohd Jafri prosecuted, while Mohd Izham Hiffnie was unrepresen­ted.

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